In tweets: Migrants rescued by Italian navy

  • 20 June 2014
  • From the section Europe
Media captionMatthew Price, on board an Italian navy ship, witnesses a rescue unfold

The BBC's Matthew Price witnessed the rescue of about 270 migrants by the Italian navy from an overloaded boat in the Mediterranean on Friday.

They recorded the moments that dozens of people were taken off the boat and put in Italian navy dinghies. Most of those on board were refugees from Syria.

Here's how @BBCMatthewPrice covered his day with the Italian navy and their rescue operation on Twitter.

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