With six different rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea on the night of Saturday 629 migrants rescued. The boat people are now on board of the reddingsschip ‘Aquarius’, reports aid agency Doctors without Borders.
Among the rescued people are 123 non-accompanied minors, 11 children and 7 pregnant women.
Especially the situation in the evacuation, two inflatable boats was critical. In the dark was one of the boats piece and landed more than 40 people in the water .
After the rescue of 229 refugees took the Aquarius another 400 others on board, previously provided by the Italian navy, coast guard and cargo were saved.