Ship Stromboli reaches Augusta with 36 people aboard

Rescued yesterday by Italian Navy off coast of Libya

10 May, 18:22

    (ANSAmed) - AUGUSTA (SYRACUSE), MAY 10 - The Italian Navy ship Stromboli arrived at the Sicilian port of Augusta on Friday with 36 migrants aboard who were rescued yesterday 75 km off the coast of Libya.

    The migrants were rescued by the ship Cigala Fulgosi and then transferred to the Stromboli.

    The Stromboli docked at the NATO pier in the Melilli area, where the migrants began identification procedures; they are expected to be transferred to the migrant hotspot in Messina.

    Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said the migrants will then be distributed to various EU countries.(ANSAmed).

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