The Irish naval vessel, LÉ Eithne, rescued 183 migrants from the Mediterranean sea this morning.
According to BreakingNews.ie, the vessel first spotted 113 people floating on an inflatable boat that was drifting in the water.
They later rescued 70 more people from a boat in distress, which was stuck around 40km off the coast of Libya.
LÉ Eithne Rescues 183 Migrants 40KM North West of Tripoli During Two Separate Operations pic.twitter.com/IJOmREZNoo
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The migrants then received food, water and medical treatment when on board LÉ Eithne.