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Coast guard rescues 40 migrants in boat off Lesvos

Forty migrants were rescued off the coast of Lesvos on Monday after being spotted by a coast guard patrol boat.

The immigrants were in a rubber dinghy. One of the forty fell into the water but was pulled to safety.

The rescue comes a few days after 22 migrants drowned off Samos when their boat capsized. Another seven are still missing.

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