(ANSAmed) – PALERMO, JUNE 13 – Some 257 migrants are expected to arrive in Porto Empedocle on Monday morning. They were rescued at sea over the last few hours by the Dignity Ship of Doctors Without Borders. Overall, 1,230 people were rescued in the Strait of Sicily, and one body was found, in nine operations yesterday.
Over 1,000 migrants are also expected to land on Monday on the eastern coast of Sicily: some 400 aboard merchant ship Topaz are awaited in Augusta while 652 others are expected to arrive in Catania on the Coast Guard’s Dattilo vessel. (ANSAmed).