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Record-breaking rescue operation

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Migrants and refugees come ashore on the island of Lesvos aboard a Greek coast guard boat on Tuesday. The patrol boat PATH 80 – Agios Efstratios rescued 413 migrants and refugees between the eastern Aegean island and the Turkish coast. It was the biggest number of people to have been rescued in a single operation. [Stratis Balaskas/EPA]