Italy prosecutor orders migrants on charity ship to disembark in Lampedusa

Shoaib Ur Rehman August 21, 2019

ROME: An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the more than 80 remaining migrants on the Open Arms charity vessel to disembark in Lampedusa after it was stuck for days off the island.

Luigi Patronaggio also ordered the vessel preventatively seized after inspecting the boat on which some of the migrants have spent 19 days and “given the difficult situation on board,” a judicial source said.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019
 

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