Italy rescues 1,850 asylum seekers in Med

Eight different ops in Strait of Sicily

(ANSA) - Rome, April 11 - Italy's Coast Guard on Monday coordinated the rescue of 1,850 asylum seekers off vessels in distress in eight different operations in the Strait of Sicily.
    The multiple rescues involved a Coast Guard ship, a Navy ship, a merchant marine ship, and a ship from the EU EUNAVFOR Med mission to combat people traffickers.
    The asylum seekers were rescued off at least eight different boats, including inflatables.
   

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