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1,000+ Migrants Rescued at Sea Attempting to Reach Europe

HeadlineJul 25, 2022

More than 1,100 people have been rescued in recent days as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean on boats to seek refuge in Europe. The German group Sea Watch says it carried out five rescue operations over a 24-hour period and saved over 440 people. Meanwhile, the Italian Coast Guard said it rescued nearly 700 who were packed on a fishing boat off the coast of Libya. Five deaths were reported.

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