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350 migrants heading for Sicily

Picked up by Romanian Frontex vessel

20 September, 15:43
350 migrants heading for Sicily (ANSA) - Siracusa, September 20 - Some 350 mostly Syrian migrants were picked up from a North African fishing boat by a Romanian Frontex vessel early Friday and are now heading for the Sicilian port of Siracusa, the Italian Navy said.

Six migrants needed treatment: four women, two of them pregnant, and two small children, one a few days old.

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