LÉ Samuel Beckett rescues 130 people off Libya coast

LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued 130 people during a search and rescue operation 22 miles off the Libya coast this morning.

LÉ Samuel Beckett rescues 130 people off Libya coast

Earlier today, following a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre, the LÉ Samuel Beckett successfully located and rescued a total of 130 people during a search and rescue operation 22 miles northeast of Tripoli, Libya’s capital city.

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The rescue operation commenced at 11am when 130 people were brought on board LÉ Samuel Beckett, they are now receiving food, water and medical treatment where required.

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LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued 780 people since deploying to the area of operations.

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