Migrants: almost a thousand people arrived in Lampedusa in 24 hours, 1,425 at the island’s hotspotthe Tunisian Coast

Guard blocked 20 attempts at irregular migration in the night between 5 and 6 May, rescuing 803 people aboard boats in distress off the coast of Sfax, Mahdia and NABEUL CONTINUE READING…


Almost a thousand migrants arrived between Friday and Saturday in 24 hours on the island of Lampedusathe last boats with about 240 people on board were intercepted yesterday evening and accompanied to the port of Lampedusa by the V1300 patrol boat of the Guardia di Finanza and CP306 of the Port Authority. One man was transferred to the clinic immediately after disembarkation.



today there are 1,425 migrant guests, after the transfer of 349 yesterday evening with the scheduled ferry that arrived in Porto Empedocle, from the Lampedusa hotspot. A structure, in the Imbriacola district, which could accommodate just under 400. the 349 who arrived at Porto Empedocle at dawn are being sorted, at the disposal of the Prefecture of Agrigento, towards the reception centers of Catania, Syracuse, Agrigento and some structures in the Marche. At the moment, no other transfers from Lampedusa are scheduled. CONTINUE READING…

During the night between 5 and 6 May, the Tunisian Coast Guard blocked 20 attempts at irregular migration, rescuing 803 people aboard boats in difficulty off the coast of Sfax, Mahdia and Nabeul. this was announced by the spokesman of the National Guard of Tunis in a statement, specifying that 782 migrants were found to be from various sub-Saharan African countries, and 23 from Tunisia

Source RAI1 ITALY

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