Foreign Affairs
Sea Watch 3 rescues 65 immigrants four days after being allowed to sail from Marseille

The ship Sea Watch 3 has communicated it has rescued 65 persons about 30 nautical miles off the Libyan coast after being allowed to leave Marseille where it was being detained before Court lifted the Detention Order.

The immigrants rescued after their dinghy experienced difficulties include some who are disabled, two babies, five children and eight other underaged children who are not accompanied by parents.

Sea Watch said Maltese, Italian, Dutch and Libyan Authorities have been informed of the rescue.