ADVERTISEMENT

Rescue ship Alan Kurdi docks in Sicily carrying 32 migrants

Rescue ship Alan Kurdi docks in Sicily carrying 32 migrants
Copyright AP/Darko BandicDarko Bandic
Copyright AP/Darko Bandic
By Alastair Jamieson
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

Aid groups were on hand to offer assistance, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

ADVERTISEMENT

The rescue ship Alan Kurdi docked in Sicily on Sunday with 32 Libyans onboard — including 12 children — saved from the Mediterranean Sea.

The vessel arrived at the port of Pozzallo after Malta refused to allow it ashore.

Aid groups were on hand to offer assistance, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations agency.

Among those onboard were a pregnant woman, according to the ship's Twitter feed.

Share this articleComments

You might also like

German rescue ship renamed in honour of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi

Lampedusa overwhelmed after receiving over 1000 migrants in a day

The Italy-Albania migration deal is costly, cruel and counterproductive