A minor Azerbaijani migrant was rescued in Italy.
About it “Report” reports with reference to the local press.
According to information, the incident took place on the coast of Salento commune.
It is noted that a small ship with 59 migrants was discovered in the port of Santa Maria di Leuca at night. In order to rescue them, an operation was launched by the local coast guard service.
Among the migrants are 44 men and 8 women, including seven minors from Azerbaijan, Syria, Palestine, Iran and Iraq.
Migrants will go through identification procedures after the first checks. They will be received by the volunteers of the Italian delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and placed in a shelter.
Currently, investigations are being conducted to identify the smugglers.