Forty-seven migrants including those from Ivory Coast, Tunisia and Morocco disembarked Italian Coast Guard vessel in the Italian port city of Pozzallo on Tuesday.
People were seen being assisted by doctors, one of them, Vincenzo Morello, added that the rescued migrants were part of a bigger group.
«The situation on board was calm, 47 migrants have disembarked, 10 women and 37 men, all in good... Еще health. This group of migrants is part of a larger group rescued by the Italian Coast Guard and those in need of medical assistance had disembarked in Lampedusa, among them seriously ill children,» stressed Morello.
The boat with migrants was intercepted by Italian Coast Guard vessel on Monday afternoon as it headed to Lampedusa port, the destination was changed to the Pozzallo port as the one in Lampedusa is currently overcrowded.