Private Maritime search and rescue in the Mediterranean, more than 300 migrants on Board its rescue vessels. Also a few days old Baby had been rescued, said the Spanish aid organisation Proactiva Open Arms on Friday night on Twitter.
The people had been on three different boats near the Libyan coast on the way. “So Christmas is on the Mediterranean sea,” wrote the organisation.
can be brought to the country In which the Rescued, was initially unclear. The Italian Minister of the interior Matteo Salvini said that the ports in the country were closed for civilian ships again.
The newborn was flown because of his health already in the night by helicopter to Malta, said the German aid organization, the Sea-Watch. It collaborates in the rescue, among other things, with Proactiva Open Arms and rescued on Saturday even 33 people.
The Regensburger organization Sea-Eye announced that a new bailout is due to expire ship. The German research vessel “Professor Albrecht Penck” I leave on Friday for the port of Algeciras in Spain and be on the road in the rescue area near the war-torn country, Libya, informed the NGO on Saturday.
The International organization for Migration, more than 113 000 migrants arrived in 2018 yet on the dangerous sea route via the Mediterranean sea to Europe. 56 480 people reached over the Western Mediterranean sea, Spain, 31 310, came after Greece, and 23 of 126 to Italy. Many migrants did not survive the journey: 2242 people drowned or are missing.