Nearly 300 migrants rescued south of Lampedusa

(AGI) Palermo, June 23 - The Italian naval frigate Zeffiro hascompleted the rescue of a stranded boat with 293 migrants onboard, including 52 women and 69 children. They have been takenaboard the Zeffiro, which is part of the ongoing Operation MareNostrum. The migrants' rust bucket had been spotted south ofLampedusa by a naval aircraft. (AGI) . .

(AGI) Palermo, June 23 - The Italian naval frigate Zeffiro hascompleted the rescue of a stranded boat with 293 migrants onboard, including 52 women and 69 children. They have been takenaboard the Zeffiro, which is part of the ongoing Operation MareNostrum. The migrants' rust bucket had been spotted south ofLampedusa by a naval aircraft. (AGI) . .