Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy
Saturday, 10 March 2018 23:55 GMT
Rescues came as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to launch a flurry of boats towards Italy.
By Erol Dogrudogan
ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP, March 10 (Reuters) - International charity ships and Libya's coastguard and picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.
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