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International Waters: 78 people rescued by Open Arms in Mediterranean Sea00:14

International Waters: 78 people rescued by Open Arms in Mediterranean Sea

At Sea, Central Mediterranean Sea
September 11, 2020 at 10:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Seventy-eight people were rescued by the Open Arms rescue vessel in the Central Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, in an operation aided by Italian humanitarian NGO EMERGENCY.

Among those rescued were two children aged two and three, EMERGENCY reported before adding that several of those rescued have fuel and seawater burns.

EMERGENCY is an independent, neutral organisation, founded in 1994 to give free, high-quality medical treatment to victims of war, landmines and poverty. Since then EMERGENCY has treated over 11 million people, or one every minute. EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity and respect for human rights.

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Seventy-eight people were rescued by the Open Arms rescue vessel in the Central Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, in an operation aided by Italian humanitarian NGO EMERGENCY.

Among those rescued were two children aged two and three, EMERGENCY reported before adding that several of those rescued have fuel and seawater burns.

EMERGENCY is an independent, neutral organisation, founded in 1994 to give free, high-quality medical treatment to victims of war, landmines and poverty. Since then EMERGENCY has treated over 11 million people, or one every minute. EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity and respect for human rights.

Mandatory credit: Emergency

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