Navy vessel LÉ Eithne continues humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean, with 113 more people rescued off the Lybian coast – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Navy vessel LÉ Eithne continues humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean, with 113 more people rescued off the Lybian coast




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The crew spotted a small craft about 40km off the coast of Lybia, and promptly rescued its 113 occupants, including women and children.

In total, the vessel has saved over 750 people so far during the course of its humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean.

LÉ Eithne departed Cork on May 16 to assist an international task force in search and rescue operations of migrants attempting to reach southern Italian shores.

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