Ocean Viking rescuers pick up 100 migrants off Libya

Crew members of the Ocean Viking humanitarian vessel on Saturday rescued more than a hundred migrants off the Libyan coast, the European NGO running the boat said. “Today, #OceanViking rescued around 106 children, women & men from an overcrowded dinghy that had run into trouble in international waters around 34 nautical miles from #Libya,” SOS Mediterrannee tweeted. “A person who was unconscious was evacuated to the ship and is recovering. Several survivors are in great emotional distress,” the Marseille-based NGO said. An official for SOS Mediterrannee told AFP that the rescued migrants inclu…

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