January 22 2015
The armed forces of Malta have rescued 87 African migrants, reports Malta Today.
On Thursday, a patrol boat intercepted a dinghy carrying sub-Saharan migrants and towed it to the town of Floriana.
The migrants, all male, appeared to have been at sea for several days, said the military. Those on the dinghy said there were originally 100 people on the boat, but 20 were believed to have died.
The bodies were apparently thrown into the sea, said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. ...
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