LÉ William Butler Yeats rescues 149 people off Libya

Irish Naval Vessel the LÉ William Butler Yeats has rescued 149 people from the Mediterranean off Libya.

The migrants were found drifting in a rubber craft about 47 nautical miles North East of Tripoli this morning.

They are now receiving food, water and medical treatment where required.

LÉ William Butler Yeats
LÉ William Butler Yeats

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