Migrants gather at Italian train stations on journey north




 
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June 11th, 2015  
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Topic: Migrants gather at Italian train stations on journey north


By Steve Scherer and Emilio Parodi ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants brought to Italy after being rescued at sea camped on streets near Rome's Tiburtina train station and gathered in Milan's main terminal on Thursday, making a brief stop on their journey to northern Europe. Italy is struggling to handle the summertime surge in migrants, with thousands rescued at sea each week and more than 50,000 so far this year. "People say Italy is not good for migrants, so we want to leave," said Abdi Mohammed Adem, a 19-year-old Somali rescued 15 days ago by the Italian navy.




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