Migrants threaten rescuers
Mutiny on the Vos Thalassa OSV.
Mutinous migrants threaten to kill Italian crew after rescue
Tom Kington, Rome | David Charter, Berlin
African migrants threatened to kill the crew of an Italian cargo vessel that had rescued them in the Mediterranean, in an attempt to avoid being returned to detention centres in Libya.
The Italian coastguard picked up the migrants after receiving a call for help from the ship. They were being taken yesterday to Italy where the ringleaders will be questioned by police over the incident.
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