Second group of migrants arrives
188 arrivals today
Updated 3.30 p.m.
A group of 52 migrants arrived at Xrobb l-Ghagin this afternoon, raising the number of arrivals today to 188.
The latest arrivals include thee women. They arrrived on a dinghy which managed to reach the shore.
This morning, a group of 136 illegal immigrants was brought to Malta on a patrol boat.
The 86 men, 43 women and seven children were picked up from a drifting dinghy some 72 miles south of Malta after their boat was deemed to be in distress.
Among the migrants was a newborn, while another baby was born as a patrol boat was bringing the migrants to Malta.
The patrol boat returned to Hay Wharf at about 4 a.m.