German Navy Rescues 430 Migrants Off Libya Mediterranean

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German Navy Rescues 430 Migrants Off Libya Mediterranean

www.bild.de | May 9, 2015

  • THE DRAMATIC RESCUE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: OVERALL, OUR NAVY RESCUED MORE THAN 400 PEOPLE. NOW THE FIRST PICTURES OF THE RESCUED REFUGEES ON BOARD HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED – AND DETAILS THE END OF THE SPECTACULAR RESCUE.

 

 

So the mission was in the Mediterranean.

EnlargeThe rescued refugees on board the frigate Hessen

 

The rescued refugees on board the frigate Hessen
Photo: Bundeswehr

The first emergency

Just before 9 clock had the "Maritime Rescue Coordination Center" (Search and Rescue Center, MRCC) issued an emergency call in Rome: "wooden boat with refugees 30 nautical miles (50 km) north of the Libyan coast in distress!"

The association leader of the German ships, Captain Andreas Seidl (50) was the frigate "Hessen" at the next turn. With 25 knots (50 km / h) he reached the accident site in less than an hour. This lag 70 km northeast of Tripoli.

EnlargeFrom the boat unseaworthy 5 children were rescued

 

 

 

 

From the boat unseaworthy 5 children were rescued
Photo: Bundeswehr

► The refugee boat – a wooden boat – was unseaworthy, completely overloaded with 250 refugees, inside penetrated water.

Seidl let the tender of "Hessen" to water, the refugees took in succession on board.

Among the rescued were located 50 women and 5 children.

13 clock then the second alarm

Again refugees in distress at sea, this time near the supply vessel "Berlin".

Again came Seidl's team time, rescued a total of 180 people!

EnlargeSome refugees have to be medical attention

Some refugees have to be medical attention

Photo: Bundeswehr

These were distributed to two dinghies, each with 90 refugees and were located 25 km before Zuwara (Libya).

Again, 5 children were among those rescued.

The refugees come from the African countries Somalia and Eritrea.

►Anspruch to asylum in Germany do not have the refugees. Once the refugees have left the Bundeswehr-ship, the Italian authorities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

FRIGATE HESSEN

Rescued 250 refugees from a wooden boat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAMPEDUSA

 

 

 

 

 

 

CATERING BERLIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Map data © 2015 Bazaar Soft, Google, Mapa GISrael, ORION-ME, basado en BCN IGN España

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFUGEE CRISIS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For two days, the "Berlin" and the "Hessen" off the Libyan coast are in use. The Federal Government is making its contribution to the rescue of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

The German ships have used the first time in the mission area to prepare a number of exercises to the rescue of refugees.

EnlargeThe rescued refugees on the flight deck of the frigate Hessen

The rescued refugees on the flight deck of the frigate Hessen

Photo: Bundeswehr
The refugees get water and blankets

The refugees get water, fruit and ceiling

Photo: Bundeswehr

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The Federal Government had sent to the EU refugee summit in April, the "Hessen" and the supplier "Berlin" to the Mediterranean to assist in the rescue of refugees who take from Libya course to Italy.

The ships had expired on Tuesday in Crete.

The object of the crews is mainly the rescue of refugees in distress at sea. Already on Wednesday helped Bundeswehr physicians in the care of shipwrecked refugees who were rescued by an Italian ship authorities.

► The two German ships are not part of the EU border mission "Triton", but help Italy at the sea rescue as a sort of "subcontractor", in the words of a spokesman for the Interior Ministry on Friday.

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German Navy Rescues 430 Migrants Off Libya Mediterranean