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Sardinia: 781 migrants brought ashore

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By Euronews  with APTN
Sardinia: 781 migrants brought ashore

<p>The media focus on migrants may have currently shifted to central Europe and Hungary.</p> <p>But the flow of arrivals continues on the shores of southern Europe.</p> <p>Eleven pregnant women were the first to disembark from the Norwegian merchant vessel “Siem Pilot” after it arrived in the Sardinian port of Cagliari.</p> <p>They were followed by 770 others.</p> <p>Almost 3,000 have been rescued in the straits of Sicily over the two days.</p> <p>Men, women and children disembarked. Six bodies were also taken ashore.</p> <p>A first aid post has been set up in the harbour.</p> <p>After being registered, the arrivals will be sent to reception centres throughout Sardinia.</p>