25 asylum seekers rescued in Maltese SAR

Monique Agius

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A group of 25 asylum seekers who found themselves in distress were brought to shore following a search and rescue operation by the Armed Forces of Malta on Saturday morning.

The group composed of 16 men and seven women and minors were rescued in the Maltese search and rescue region at 6am, sources told this newsroom.

The migrants were disembarked in Haywharf naval base in Floriana.