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A boat of the Armed Forces of Malta makes it's way into Hay Wharf with migrants on board on October 17, 2013 in Valetta, Malta. A US warship has rescued 128 migrants from an inflatable raft that was threatening to capsize in rough seas in the Mediterranean after a request from Malta, officials said today. The USS San Antonio, which is equipped with an amphibious transport dock that can help in rescue operations, was scrambled yesterday after a Maltese military aircraft spotted the dinghy. AFP PHOTO / MATTHEW MIRABELLI - MALTA OUT (Photo credit should read Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images)
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A boat of the Armed Forces of Malta makes it's way into Hay Wharf with migrants on board on October 17, 2013 in Valetta, Malta. A US warship has rescued 128 migrants from an inflatable raft that was threatening to capsize in rough seas in the Mediterranean after a request from Malta, officials said today. The USS San Antonio, which is equipped with an amphibious transport dock that can help in rescue operations, was scrambled yesterday after a Maltese military aircraft spotted the dinghy. AFP PHOTO / MATTHEW MIRABELLI - MALTA OUT (Photo credit should read Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images)
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October 17, 2013
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A boat of the Armed Forces of Malta makes it's way into Hay Wharf... News Photo 185043781Armed Forces,Board,Horizontal,Immigrant,Malta,Nautical Vessel,Politics,ValettaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA boat of the Armed Forces of Malta makes it's way into Hay Wharf with migrants on board on October 17, 2013 in Valetta, Malta. A US warship has rescued 128 migrants from an inflatable raft that was threatening to capsize in rough seas in the Mediterranean after a request from Malta, officials said today. The USS San Antonio, which is equipped with an amphibious transport dock that can help in rescue operations, was scrambled yesterday after a Maltese military aircraft spotted the dinghy. AFP PHOTO / MATTHEW MIRABELLI - MALTA OUT (Photo credit should read Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images)