400 Migrants Rescued by Italian Coastguards

“Italy: Coastguard rescue hundreds more migrants in the Mediterranean,” from ADNkronos International:

Coastguard intercepted nearly 400 migrants in the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, authorities in Italy said on Tuesday.

Forty-one African migrants from Ghana and Nigeria including five women were rescued from a packed boat around 75 nautical miles south of the tiny southern Italian island of Lampedusa.

Over 200 migrants of unspecified nationality were picked up aboard a boat around 80 nautical miles south of Lampedusa, while 133 Syrians and Eritreans were intercepted some 100 nautical miles off the Calabrian coast…

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