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    Forty-two African migrants have been rescued from a boat stranded off the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, the state-run maritime rescue service said Monday.

    MADRID (Sputnik) — The vessel carrying 33 men and nine women was located after almost a week-long search, Maritime Security and Rescue Society (SASEMAR) wrote on Twitter. Two migrants were severely dehydrated and taken to hospital with hypothermia.

    The boat reported went missing after setting sail from Morocco’s Cape Bojador in West Africa. The international search-and-rescue operation was launched last Tuesday.

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