Immigration: doctors aboard Salamis tanker near Siracusa

On land, Red Cross volunteers await the 102 rescued migrants

07 August, 14:43

    (ANSAmed) - SIRACUSA, AUGUST 7 - The Salamis tanker carrying 102 rescued migrants has anchored a mile and a half from the smaller of this Sicilian city's two ports. It is surrounded by Coast Guard, Finance Police and police cutters. Navy doctors and investigators are on board. After initial tests, Coast Guard cutters will ferry the migrants to the city's larger port, where 10 Italian Red Cross volunteers await them at the Coast Guard barracks. The Red Cross has also set up a first aid tent and mobilized an ambulance. (ANSAmed).

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