Around 900 migrants were rescued from their boats in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, while hundreds more were taken to Sicily, in Italy. Advertisements
Around 800 migrants were rescued from poor quality vessels in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard has said.
Some 1,725 migrants have reportedly been pulled to safety by rescuers, in the Mediterranean, on Thursday.
More than 1,100 migrants have been rescued, and 17 dead bodies recovered, following several operations in the Mediterranean.
At least 20 migrants have reportedly been found dead, while a further 366 were rescued attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, in four separate rescue operations.
At least four migrants have been found dead, and a further 945 migrants have been rescued, in the Mediterranean.
Around 4,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, from dozens of small boats, by the Italian navy and coastguard, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the course of Thursday.
As many as 700 migrants are feared to have been killed, following a series of shipwrecks, off the coast of Libya, over the past few days.
Up to 30 migrants are feared dead, after the boat they were travelling in has capsized, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.
At least five migrants have been reportedly died, and a further 562 people rescued, after the boat they were travelling in capsized, off the coast of Libya.