44 persons rescued by Alan Kurdi rescue boat in cooperation with Maltese authorities – Sea-Eye

epa07696962 A handout photo made available by German civil sea rescue organisation sea-eye shows the Alan Kurdi vessel, off the Libyan coast, 05 July 2019. According to media reports, 65 people were rescued from a rubber boat floating off the Libyan coast in the morning of 05 July. The migrants were taken onboard the Alan Kurdi rescue vessel operated by sea-eye. EPA-EFE/FABIAN HEINZ / SEA-EYE HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says the crew of its ship rescued 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea.

The sea rescue group says its ship, the Alan Kurdi, picked the boat passengers up on Monday “in cooperation with Maltese authorities.”

Via The Malta Independent / Ansa 

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