The Italian coastguard says nearly 4,700 migrants were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday, releasing video of the rescue operations at sea.
Hundreds of African migrants plucked from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean continue their strenuous journey aboard a rescue vessel, finally reaching land in Italy where an uncertain future awaits them.
Italian police arrest Libyan and Algerian traffickers over migrant shipwreck deaths. Police also hand out stills showing hundreds of migrants swimming in the immediate aftermath of the shipwreck.
(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).