Sixty-eight African immigrants were rescued miles south of Malta

Source: Reuters - Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:05 AM
Author: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A would-be immigrant looks out of a window on a police bus after arriving at the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour early July 10, 2013. Sixty-eight African immigrants were rescued by the AFM, 70 nautical miles south of Malta from a vessel in distress while trying to reach European soil from Africa, according to army sources. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi