The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP
The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP

Second migrant ‘ghost ship’ towed to Italian port as people smugglers adopt new tactics

Fears people traffickers are adopting new policy of abandoning large ships full of migrants at sea in the expectation Italian authorities will intervene to save them

The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP
The Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40 kilometres off Italy's southern coast . Photo: AFP
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