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Boat adrift with 45 migrants rescued off shore of Sicily

One child and nine women among passengers

21 June, 11:40
Boat adrift with 45 migrants rescued off shore of Sicily (ANSA) - Rome, June 21 - A boat adrift off the coast of Sicily carrying 45 migrants was towed to shore Friday morning, the Italian Coast Guard said.

The 10-meter-long raft was 20 miles south of the island and among the passengers were nine women and a child.

The migrants have been taken to a center in Lampedusa.

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