Two mi­grants air­lifted to hos­pi­tal by Armed Forces of Malta

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

Two mi­grants were air­lifted to hos­pi­tal from on board a Span­ish naval ves­sel on Satur­day evening, the govern­ment said yes­ter­day in a state­ment.

Late Satur­day evening, af­ter a re­quest by MRCC Rome, RCC Malta dis­patched an AW 139 he­li­copter af­ter two mi­grants on board a Span­ish Naval Ves­sel, par­tic­i­pat­ing in the EUNAVFORMED Sophia, needed med­i­cal as­sis­tance.

The two mi­grants were trans­ferred to the AFM’s Air Wing and taken to Mater Dei Hos­pi­tal by am­bu­lance.

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