segunda-feira, 17 de agosto de 2015

Italy dealing with several rescue operations for migrants

This Sunday, clandestine 420 â€" men, women and children â€" arrived at the port of Augusta, off the coast of Sicily, after rescued, on the coast of Egypt, by a Croatian Navy ship.

"They left 10 days ago of Alexandria, Egypt. Arrived at Augusta in two different ships, a Croatian coast guard and another Italian customs police. There are many families, many children in most of Iraq, but also of Libya, "according to an official with the Italian civil protection, Marco Bertoni.

Currently taking place in the waters of the Mediterranean, several rescue operations.

Commitment ItalianNavy <a href="">#Mediterraneo</a> <a href="">#SAR</a> aid <a href="">#migrationEU</a> <a href="">#Frontex</a> <a href="">#Triton</a> <a href="">#SM_Difesa</a> <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a><p>â€" StatoMaggioreDifesa (SM_Difesa) August 14, 2015

This Monday, is expected in the Sicilian port of Catania a Norwegian vessel carrying the migrants 312 rescued yesterday off the coast of Libya, a fishing boat.

The Italian Navy found on board 49 people killed by asphyxiation, all in the basement, where travel those who can only afford half of the approximately 1,800 euros to dealers require.

#UltimOra ongoing #SAR transhipment Cigala Fulgosi ship migrants from #MarinaMilitare on Norwegian ship Siem Pilot of Frontex

Last Tuesday, more than 50 illegal immigrants were reported missing when the boat carrying them sank in tyre that the Mediterranean waters.

Approximately of 200 others lost their lives earlier this month off the coast of Libya.

According to the international organisation for Migration (IOM), more than 2,300 people have died in the Mediterranean since the beginning of the year, when they were trying to reach Europe in precarious boats. In 2014, the total of fatalities was 3,279.

According to the IOM, this year crossed the Mediterranean about of 250 migrants, while the total number to 2014 was 219 thousand.

If You Enjoyed This, Take 5 Seconds To Share It