Some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days

Some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 daysMore than 3,400 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Friday, bringing to about 10,000 the total number rescued over four days, according to Libyan and Italian officials. On Friday, more than 1,200 migrants were rescued by Libyan ships and taken to Tripoli or Zawiya, about 50 kilometres (31 miles) west, while the Italian coastguard and commercial boats rescued 2,200 others and took them to Italy. Migrants were still disembarking in southern Italy on Saturday.



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