Migrant saved & winched into helicopter from sea

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The footage released by Italian Navy show a migrant being winched into a helicopter after he was found in the Strait of Sicily clinging to a barrel to stay afloat, on Tuesday. The Italian Navy picked 1,700 migrants between August 10 and 11, while over 2,000 migrants died in attempt to reach Europe through the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 alone.