San Giusto ship engaged in the rescue of a boat

25/02/14

An EH101 helicopter from the Mare Nostrum air-naval device took off from the amphibious vessel San Giusto, at about 11.40, identified a rubber-boat with about 100 migrants aboard South-East of Lampedusa.

Nave San Giusto has intervened which, having ascertained the absence of safety equipment, declared the emergency situation at around 12.30 and is currently involved in the rescue.

Source: Military Navy

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