6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days!

Some 6,000 migrants hoping to head to Europe were rescued in the Mediterranean on Friday and yesterday in dozens of frantic operations co-ordinated by the Italian coastguard.

Some 3,000 were picked up yesterday by the navy, coastguard, EU border agency Frontex and several NGOs, the coastguard said in a statement.

Some of them have already been taken to shore in Italy while others, including 730 on board a ship operated by Doctors Without Borders, were on their way.

The Libyan coastguard told AFP it had picked up around 170 migrants off Tripoli on Saturday, but had failed to rescue others “due to a lack of means”.

The rescues came a day after around 3,000 others were found floating in rubber boats and on makeshift rafts after having left Libya, heading towards Italy.

The International Organization for Migration meanwhile said fishermen had rescued 371 migrants on Friday off the coast of the Libyan town of Zuwara…

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1 Comment on 6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days!

  1. Zou wat zijn voor de Defend Europe vrijheidsstrijders, populaties witte Haaien uitzetten in de Mediterranee zo blauw, zo blauw.
    Mooi rood is niet lelijk.

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