39 people rescued by Ocean Viking - MSF

Asylum seekers picked up off the northern coast of Libya

(ANSA) - Rome, January 17 - The Ocean Viking migrant-rescue ship early on Friday picked up 39 people from a boat in distress some 35 miles off the northern coast of Libya, said medical-aid NGO MSF, which runs the vessel with SOS Méditerranée.
    "Despite the strong wind and high waves the survivors, including five women, were rescued", MSF Sea said on its Twitter profile.
   

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