Aquarius saves 25 migrants off Libya

Lifesaving ship Aquarius saved 25 people from drowning outside the coast of Libya.  19 men and 6 women were on board the wooden boat and were at risk of drowning.

The migrants were saved 26 nautical miles north of Zuwara and currently work is being done on a second boat in the area.

The vessel is owned by SOS Mediteranee, a search and rescue NGO with headquarters in Berlin, Marseilles, Palermo and Geneva.