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February 18, 2009
A group of 227 migrants sit on board a fishing vessel in the container port of Birzebugia, Malta. The group, mostly from Somalia, came ashore near the Maltese capital of Valletta aboard a boat no more than 65 feet long, the news agency AFP reported. Previously this month, groups of 262 and 115 had arrived.