Sea Watch Rescues Hundreds of Migrants In the Mediterranean Sea

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The German rescue organization Sea Watch rescued 211 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea in three missions between June 17 and June 19.
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The migrants, among them 62 children, were traveling in three rubber boats believed to have sailed from Libya.

The German charity Sea-Watch rescued them between Wednesday and Friday.

The charity’s ship Sea-Watch 3 brought them to Porto Empedocle on the Italian island of Sicily.

They went through medical check-ups before being taken into quarantine.