85 migrants rescued by Armed Forces of Malta

The migrants are expected in Malta this morning

A group of 85 migrants were rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) on Friday night

In a statement, the AFM said it had dispatched the vessel P51 to a location where a wooden boat was reported to be be in distress.

It said that the boat was located by the AFM and 85 migrants were transferred onto the P51 and are currently being brought to Malta.

More in National