On the boat were 85 migrants
In the evening of Friday, may 10, the armed forces of Malta have saved almost hundreds of migrants from a sinking boat. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to Reuters.
Reportedly, a Maltese patrol boat rescued a group of 85 migrants who were on a sinking wooden boat off the coast of the country.
The army said that the rescued migrants were predominantly from North and East Africa.
At the moment, all the rescued were taken ashore.
According to estimates of the International organization for migration, in 2018 in the waters of the Mediterranean sea has killed about 2,300 people, about 120 thousand people managed to cross into Europe.