Ocean Viking (archive photo)

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13 October 2019New alarm launched by Alarm Phone. A boat carrying around a hundred people was sighted in difficulty after leaving Libya.

The Ocean Viking, ship of Sos Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders , was the protagonist of another rescue operation during the night: 74 people rescued, including 6 minors, from an inflatable boat in danger near an oil field at about 50 nautical miles off the Libyan coast. "Exhausted from the dangerous journey, they all seem stable," reports the NGO.

41 people in three landings at Porto Empedocle and Lampedusa
Meanwhile the landings of small boats on the Italian coast continue. Three have landed in the Agrigento area during the day. The finance guard intercepted 15 Tunisian migrants landed in Porto Empedocle, while 11 and 15 migrants arrived in Lampedusa in two different landings.

Lamorgese: "Ue don't leave us alone"
The Syrian crisis must be tackled with a strong response from the EU, faced with the intensification of migration flows, the most exposed countries should not be left alone, but a solidarity-based European approach should be promoted. Interview at the beginning of the first page of the Corriere with Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese , which highlights the need to overcome the imbalances in the distribution of migrants, with automatic relocation procedures, continue to support the stabilization of Libya and start a confrontation with the NGOs , starting from the code of conduct already signed by the Interior Ministry.