Italy rescues 2,300 refugees in Mediterranean

Coast guard recovers two bodies in operations

Italy rescues 2,300 refugees in Mediterranean

World Bulletin / News Desk

 Italian Coast Guard rescued at least 2,300 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to a media report.

The coast guard said it recovered two bodies in the 18 rescue operations it conducted throughout the day, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Last week, the coast guard announced that it had saved some 2,300 other refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

More than 45,500 refugees have arrived in Italy since the beginning of this year, according to official figures from the Italian Interior Ministry.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Mayıs 2017, 06:58