It was on Wednesday that the Palauflaggade ship Elhiblu 1 was hijacked by migrants, since these have been rescued in the Mediterranean sea off the Libyan coast. The Times of Malta writes that 108 migrants, including 12 children, were on board.
the Maltese authorities established contact with the Elhiblus the captain when the ship was 30 nautical miles away, writes Times of Malta. where the exhausted migrants have begun to be examined by a doctor.the Ship Elhiblu 1 arrive in Malta. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli/AFP
four to six of the migrants responsible for the implementation of the hijacking then they got to know that they would be brought back to Libya. They should under the threat forced the captain and crew to steer a course towards Malta. On Thursday raided the vessel by a maltese team, and at half past nine in the morning, it had been brought to a port.
In Valletta seized the maltese police four men. The rest of the migrants were recovered and taken away in buses, according to witnesses at the scene.
Both Malta and Italy had announced that the ship would not get to add in their countries.
not castaways, they're pirates”, tweet, the Italian interior minister and deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the xenophobic Lega.
the Hijacking took place shortly after the EU made a decision to exit its stake on the Mediterranean sea, that is to say that the union put a stop to the marine units participating in Operation Sophia.