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Italy: Coast guard picks up 1,230 migrants00:54

Italy: Coast guard picks up 1,230 migrants

Italy, At sea
June 13, 2016 at 16:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Italian Coast Guard picked up 1,230 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea en route to Europe, in the Strait of Sicily, Sunday.

In total more than 4,000 migrants have been rescued in the last four days.

Video courtesy of Italian coastguard

Italy: Coast guard picks up 1,230 migrants00:54
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The Italian Coast Guard picked up 1,230 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea en route to Europe, in the Strait of Sicily, Sunday.

In total more than 4,000 migrants have been rescued in the last four days.

Video courtesy of Italian coastguard