375 migrants taken aboard the LÉ Róisín

375 migrants taken aboard the LÉ Róisín

375 migrants have been taken aboard the LÉ Róisín today.

The Irish naval vessel is currently assisting in operations in the Mediterranean.

A first operation involving 139 migrants happened 29 nautical miles north east of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

Immediately following the first rescue, the LÉ Róisín was re-tasked to assist with the transfer of 236 migrants from an NGO vessel.


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