Immigration: 90 migrants rescued, another 95 aboard 2nd ship

Coast Guard to meet 2nd ship

19 March, 10:16

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, MARCH 19- The Italian Coast Guard rescued 90 migrants aboard a boat in the Sicilian Channel heading to the Italian coast in a rescue operation on Wednesday evening.

    A motor vessel, sent by the Rome Operations Center to meet the boat, brought the migrants on board.

    The same ship could now be diverted towards a second raft sailing from Libya to Italy, which has 95 migrants on board. A Coast Guard patrol ship sailed to meet the ship for the eventual transfer of migrants. (ANSAmed).

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