Italian coastgaurd rescues 357 migrants
20.08.12 @ 09:10
Italy's coastguard rescued 357 African migrants over the weekend, reports the Irish Times. The migrants had attempted to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean in wooden boats. The coastguard rescued 231 sub-Saharan Africans, including 33 women and four children, on Saturday. Later the same day they rescued 126 Tunisians.