Migrants saved from thunderstorm off Libya

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Thirty-four migrants including women and a toddler who were rescued by a German sailboat have been successfully taken aboard a humanitarian ship in international waters north of Libya, despite a thunderstorm.

The people were transferred Monday evening from the 14-meter sailboat Josefa run by the group Resqship to Ocean Viking, a Norwegian-flagged vessel run jointly by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders.

The transfer was performed by the SOS Mediterranee search and rescue team near th…

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