Somali illegal immigrants are tagged by immigration officials ...
Dec 6th, 2011
(Reuters) - Somali illegal immigrants are tagged by immigration officials at the Armed Forces of Malta Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Marsamxett Harbour, Valletta December 6, 2011. A group of 44 Somali immigrants arrived in Malta after being rescued from a sinking seven-metre dinghy some 60 nautical miles south of Malta on Tuesday. The boat is believed to have left from the Libyan coast on Saturday, according to local media. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi (MALTA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION MARITIME DISASTER CRIME LAW) MALTA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN MALTA -
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