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The ‘Alan Kurdi’ goes to Lampedusa with thirteen rescued costumes

ROME, Aug 31 (EUROPE PRESS) –

The ship 'Alan Kurdi' of the German NGO Sea-Eye has rescued thirteen shipwrecked men and goes to the Italian island of Lampedusa despite the policy of closed ports in Italy.

“The crew of 'Alan Kurdi' sighted this morning a small wooden boat overloaded. On board thirteen people traveled, including eight children trying to reach Lampedusa,” Sea-Eye explained through his Twitter account.

The ‘Alan Kurdi’ goes to Lampedusa with thirteen rescued costumes
The ‘Alan Kurdi’ goes to Lampedusa with thirteen rescued costumes

The 'Alan Kurdi' has not yet entered Italian waters and is awaiting instructions, according to a Reuters witness who is on the rescue boat.

A second vessel, the 'Mare Jonio' ​​of the Italian NGO Mediterranea Saving Humans is also near Lamepedusa with 34 migrants on board.

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