AFM as­sists preg­nant mi­grant woman out at sea

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A preg­nant woman was air­lifted from a boat car­ry­ing mi­grants to the south of Malta on Wed­nes­day night.

The Res­cue Co­or­di­na­tion Cen­tre Malta dis­patched an AW139 Heli­copter af­ter re­ceiv­ing a re­quest from a ves­sel to evac­u­ate a preg­nant mi­grant woman who was on board.

The woman was trans­ferred on board the AFM’s heli­copter to the AFM Air­wing head­quar­ters, from where she was taken to hospi­tal by am­bu­lance.

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