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Malta rescues 112 migrants from sinking boat

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

VALLETTA – A group of 112 migrants was rescued from a sinking dinghy and landed in Malta early on Sunday, Maltese authorities said.

The dinghy was spotted in Malta’s search and rescue region north of Libya on Saturday. Those on board included several women and children.

All the migrants were given a medical checkup upon landing supervised by troops in special protective clothing against possible Coronavirus infection.

In the 24 hours, more than 400 migrants were also intercepted off Libya’s coast before there were returned to Tripoli by the Coast Guard of the Government of National Accord (GNA).

UN agency says over 400 migrants intercepted off Libya coast

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