Friday, June 24, 2016

At least 5,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in one day - Coast Guard: euronews (in English)

Published on 23 Jun 2016
At least 5,000 migrants were rescued in 43 operations across the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday (June 23), the Italian Coast Guard reports.

The majority were found in rubber dinghies. According to authorities, a body was found aboard one of the vessels.

Aid organisation Médécins sans frontières reported that the people aboard some of the boats were in a "state of panic."

Liberian national Musa Fafani was one of a group of people rescued near the Libyan coast.

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