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New rescue day in the Mediterranean

(B2) This Saturday (April 16), two Italian Navy ships participating in Operation Mare Sicuro, the Borsini and l'Orione, came to the aid of several rubber boats carrying migrants from Libya. They were thus able to recover respectively 118 migrants, including 20 children, and 106 migrants. As for the 558 migrants picked up the previous days, they were brought to the port of Reggio Calabria by ship Cicada Fulgosi.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).