The rescue ship ‘Sea Watch 3’ rescued 202 people from three different ships in the Mediterranean this Monday, so 322 people are already on the ship operated by the NGO Sea Watch, as the organization reports on your account on the social network Twitter.
“Together with the people of the two recipes on Sunday, 322 guests are now safely on board with us,” has transmitted Sea Watch, which has shared some photos showing the migrants in the boats and entering the sea See 3 ‘.
“The ship is very full,” a spokeswoman for the NGO told the DPA news agency. Many children and young people are among the migrants.
Private organizations operate in the central Mediterranean to rescue migrants from its waters. They head to the coasts of North Africa, especially Libya and Tunisia, to reach the European Union, where they seek refuge or a better life. Boats often capsize during the dangerous journey and many people are killed.
The United Nations estimates that nearly 1,180 migrants have disappeared or are believed to have died while crossing the central Mediterranean this year.