Two boats carrying about 160 migrants were rescued three days later in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday, April 3, a humanitarian organization said. We have no news about the third migrant boat.CriticismThe other two, at the same time, referred to this association as the alarm phone, a structure of volunteers, which warns of the difficulties of immigrants.
«We are pleased to confirm that 2 out of 3 boats in distress were rescued three days later without assistance and taken to Lampedusa.Alarm phone tweeted. Lampedusa is a small Italian island south of Sicily.
By the end of the day on Friday, April 2, the alarm phone had reported the presence of three migrant boats in or near the search and rescue areas of Italy and Malta. Another aid organization, Sea-Watch boats, was found in the air, calling two merchant ships to board a nearby ship to rescue migrants.
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Before two of the three ships could be rescued, one of them began to sink with about 60 people on board, with about 100 migrants on board. Others had been without food or water for two days.