These rescue ships are just waiting off shore to pick these people up to ferry them to Italy….
More Than 900 Migrants Picked Up By Coastguard Off Libya
(AFP) – The Libyan coastguard has rescued more than 900 African and Asian migrants attempting to reach Europe, a navy spokesman said on Saturday.
“A coastguard patrol from Zawiya (west of Tripoli) intercepted five inflatable boats and a wooden vessel carrying 906 migrants at dawn on Friday,” General Ayoub Qassem said.
He added that 25 children and 98 women, including seven who were pregnant, were among those rescued.