Rescued migrants being brought to Malta

The Armed Forces of Malta rescued a group of migrants 60 miles off Malta

The migrants were rescued 60 miles off Malta (File Photo)
The migrants were rescued 60 miles off Malta (File Photo)

A group of 149 migrants are to be brought to Malta by the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) this evening, after they were rescued from a dinghy some 60 miles off Malta.

The AFM said in a statement that the boat was in difficulty and in need of rescuing. They are expected to land at Hay Wharf later this evening.

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