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Turkey detains over 200 Afghan migrants en route to Italy

Turkish authorities detained a boat carrying more than 200 Afghan migrants in the Aegean Sea heading for Italy, Turkey's coastguard said on Wednesday. The majority of the 231 migrants on the boat were from Afghanistan, while others were from Syria, Iran, Eritrea and Pakistan. In recent weeks, Turkey has faced an influx of Afghan migrants amid rising violence in Afghanistan.

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