Number of refugees to Italy rises again

Number of refugees to Italy rises again

World December 6, 2015 18:35

rome - Despite the winter season, the number of boat people in the sea area between Libya and Italy again increased sharply. Since last Thursday, according to the Italian coastguard rescued more than 4900 people from the sea, the majority of dinghies.

In the rescue operation names except the Coast Guard and the Italian Navy ships also of the EU mission EUNAVFOR Med and the organization Doctors Without Borders section.

In the whole month of November, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2478 boat refugees to Italy, in June there were still 23 186.

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