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An Italian navy captain who led the rescue of hundreds of people from a capsized fishing boat off Libya Thursday described how one of his men had pulled a drowning migrant from the waves by his hair.Iavazzo's crew did surprise the skipper, however, after his boat had pulled more than 400 people out of the water, including 43 children, 10 of whom were babies.In total, the Bettica and its navy sister ship the Bergamini rescued 562 people from the capsized fishing boat.The Bettica Thursday was headed for Sicily, where the survivors will be added to the list of nearly 40,000 migrants to arrive at Italy's southern ports this year.Antoine Laurent, a French merchant navy officer who is currently on board the migrant rescue boat Aquarius, said people traffickers' boats were often inherently unstable.
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