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Malta: 432 migrants picked up by Italian coastguard00:52

Malta: 432 migrants picked up by Italian coastguard

Malta, Maltese waters
August 14, 2014 at 16:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Italian Coast Guard extracted 432 migrants floating on two boats between Libya and Malta, Thursday.

The first boat was spoted with 90 people on board; the second just several minutes later with 342 people on board. The mission is expected to go on all night as the migrants are transfered.

Malta: 432 migrants picked up by Italian coastguard00:52
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The Italian Coast Guard extracted 432 migrants floating on two boats between Libya and Malta, Thursday.

The first boat was spoted with 90 people on board; the second just several minutes later with 342 people on board. The mission is expected to go on all night as the migrants are transfered.