Lampedusa, 93 migrants rescued from drifting dinghy

From 93 people were rescued from a boat which had gone adrift approximately 60 miles south-east of Lampedusa. The 93 migrants were spotted from the Finance Police’s helicopter, “Volpe 212”, which had taken off from Lampedusa at around 13.10. The alarm had been raised by satellite phone. The sea was very rough, force 6, and there was a north west wind. Photos of the sighting