SOS Mediterranee rescue organization said it rescued on Monday 19 migrants, including 2 women and 3 unaccompanied minors, in international waters of the Mediterranean inside the Libyan SAR region.
“Today, the OceanViking conducted a 5th rescue in int’l waters inside the Libyan SAR region. 19 people, incl. 2 women & 3 unaccompanied minors, were safely recovered from a fiberglass boat in distress with more than 1-meter waves,” SOS Mediterranean tweeted on Monday.
“There are now 247 survivors onboard,” it added.