More than 8,300 refugees rescued in Mediterranean in three days


Al Jazeera English

Published on Apr 18, 2017

More than 8,300 refugees rescued in Mediterranean in three days

The UN is calling on European governments to boost rescue operations of refugees in the Mediterranean.

In three days, more than 8,300 people were picked up from the sea, with aid groups performing non-stop operations to meet a surge in crossings.

Al Jazeera’s Gerald Tan reports.

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