250 migrants rescued from capsized boat in the Mediterranean Sea
June 3 , 2016
Greek officials have confirmed that 250 migrants have been rescued from a boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Media reports quoted a coast guard spokesperson as saying that four ships were involved in the rescue operations and helicopters were also being pressed into service. The capsized boat was found in international waters, approximately 75 nautical miles south of Crete, a Greek island.