Martedì, 23 Ottobre 2018

All safe from rescued immigrant boat off Lampedusa


(updates previous) Rome, July 3 - The Italian Navy said
on Wednesday that all of the migrants who crossed the
Mediterranean to reach Italy are safe after earlier reports that
they feared several of the passengers had died during the
A ship from the Italian Navy and two from the Coast Guard
rescued the raft with roughly 80 people on board that was adrift
80 miles off the coast of Lampedusa.
Of the passengers, 10 are women, four of whom are pregnant,
the Coast Guard said.
The tiny island which is part of Sicily will host Pope
Francis on his first trip outside the Rome area as pontiff
He is scheduled to celebrate a mass at an immigration
center that has been a constant source of overcrowding.
Immigration from Northern Africa picks up in summer months
as sea conditions improve.
But many die while attempting the voyage, often in crammed
and unsafe boats.

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