Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
German civil search and rescue NGO has rescued 52 asylum seekers from a dinghy in distress, about 47 miles off Zawiya, Libya. The asylum seekers were brought to safety on board the NGO’s vessel Sea Watch 3 on Wednesday.
On Twitter, Sea Watch said that the dinghy was first spotted at 9.53am by Colibri an aircraft operated by Pilotes Volontaires, a French NGO providing aerial observational support to NGOs which conduct rescue operations in the Mediterranean sea.
Sea Watch reiterated that it will not stop defending human life at sea.
🔴 BREAKING: #SeaWatch 3 crew just rescued 52 people from a rubber boat in distress, about 47 miles off Zawiya, #Libya.
The boat was spotted this morning, at 09:53, by @PVolontaires' Colibri aircraft. We won't stop to defend human life at sea & #DefendSolidarity ! pic.twitter.com/UB5H6SByIp
— Sea-Watch International (@seawatch_intl) June 12, 2019