A German non-governmental organisation, Sea-Watch, has revealed that it rescued 46 migrants from a sinking boat in the Mediterranean overnight.
It said the operation brought to 211 the total of migrants it had rescued in the last 48 hours.
The charity group said it’s Sea-Watch 3 vessel was now sailing in international waters in the area of the Italian island of Linosa, waiting for a safe port to disembark the migrants.
Reuters reported that most of the rescued 211 people were from Africa, including 20 women, 62 children, and a few months old baby.
“We immediately need a safe port,” Sea-Watch wrote on Twitter.