Migrant rescue: Dozens evacuated from overloaded Banksy ship

The Italian Coastguard has evacuated 49 migrants from a rescue send within the Mediterranean, funded by means of the British artist Banksy, about 12 hours after it referred to as for assist.

The group of the Louise Michel had stated it used to be overloaded and may no longer navigate safely after rescuing 219 other folks in fresh days.

The remainder migrants have been later transferred to a bigger vessel, the SeaWatch4.

The UN Refugee Company says they, and different migrants and refugees rescued at the perilous crossing from north Africa to Europe, will have to be allowed to disembark safely.

In step with UN knowledge, 443 other folks have died or have long gone lacking making an attempt the adventure to this point in 2020.

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