Migrants, maxi landings in Sicily, in 600 between Augusta, Pozzallo and Messina

Migrants, maxi landings in Sicily, in 600 between Augusta, Pozzallo and Messina
Migrants, maxi landings in Sicily, in 600 between Augusta, Pozzallo and Messina
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About 600 migrants landed today on the coasts of eastern Sicily. They were rescued off the island and the Ministry of the Interior decided to land them in the ports of Augusta, Pozzallo and Messina.

Newborn in Pozzallo

270 have arrived in Pozzallo: there are 64 minors and also a newborn of just three months. Many children have faced the crossing at sea without their families.

Disembarkation in Messina

Another 288 with the ship Corsi, were destined for the port of Messina. The people disembarked in Pozzallo “are generally in good health conditions”, said the Usmaf doctor, Vincenzo Morello, once the on-board visits have been completed; only some referred to the hospital for more detailed checks. All negative to the swab for the detection of Covid. The nationalities of origin are Syria, Egypt and Bangladesh.

89 foreigners in Augusta

89 migrants landed in the commercial port of Augusta: there are unaccompanied minors who will be transferred to a reception center. The identification of migrants has not yet been completed, which the police officers are taking care of, while the Prefecture of Syracuse, which coordinates the activities of the police, is waiting to know from the Ministry of the Interior the location of adult migrants and minors accompanying their families.

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