PRESS RELEASE BY THE ARMED FORCES OF MALTA: Migrant rescue

Earlier yesterday evening, following a request for assistance by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Rome, the Rescue Coordination Centre Malta coordinated the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a 2-year-old boy migrant who needed medical assistance. The AFM dispatched an AW 139 helicopter, which brought the patient and his two relatives (his 23-year-old father and 4- year-old brother) to Malta and was handed over to medical staff from Mater Dei.

Source: Government of Malta