900 migrants were rescued from boats off the coast of Libya

British Ministry of Defence (MOD) on 13 May 2015 of Royal Marines conducted a rescue of several hundred migrants who were observed travelling in the Mediterranean.
British Ministry of Defence conducting a rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean (13 May 2015)

Libyan News + Agencies

Around 900 migrants arrived in the Italian port city of Palermo on Monday. These latest arrivals were rescued off the Libyan coast.

“The operation was very good; the Italian ships we met were very professional,” Tore Barstad, commander of Norway’s Siem Pilot rescue ship, told local reporters.

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