Migrants: Alarm Phone says 46 in danger on rubber boat

In Maltese SAR zone, taking on water. Children, pregnant women

06 May, 16:40

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, MAY 6 - Sea-rescue support hotline Alarm Phone said it received a distress call overnight from a rubber boat in Maltese waters with 46 people aboard, including three children and pregnant women.

    "They say they are taking on water," Alarm Phone said, adding that it had lost contact with the boat.

    "Maltese authorities are informed and have the duty of rescuing these 46 people and taking them to Europe without delay," it said.(ANSAmed).

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