Migration: Tunisia rescues 100 migrants off Libya

Boat had engine failure; another SOS received, location unknown

13 April, 17:15

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, APRIL 13 - Boats from the Tunisian Coast Guard and fishing boats on Monday morning rescued about 100 migrants on an Italy-bound, makeshift raft that had experienced engine problems. The migrants, of several different African nationalities, had made numerous emergency calls once they had left from the Libya coasts and were rescued and brought to the Tunisia port Zarzis. The news was reported by the local radio Shems FM, which said that another SOS had been received but that the Coast Guard had not yet been able to identify its location. (ANSAmed).

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