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Pregnant migrant woman suffers epileptic fit on charity ship

Malta

<p>A pregnant migrant woman suffered an epileptic fit on board a German charity ship on Wednesday and was transferred.</p> <p>The 23-year-old had to leave her husband onboard the Alan Kurdi vessel as she was taken away by the Maltese coastguard.</p> <p>Sixty-two migrants now remain on the ship which has been stranded out at sea since staff completed migrants rescue on April 3.</p> <p>Italy and Malta have refused to allow the ship to dock.</p> <p>On Tuesday, another woman was helped off the vessel after collapsing on board.</p> <p>Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini has led a crackdown on illegal immigration.</p> <p>He has closed Italian ports to humanitarian vessels since his League party formed a coalition last year with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement.</p> <p><strong>Reuters</strong></p>
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