At least 81 migrants who found themselves in peril have been rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta.
The AFM reached the migrant vessel at around 4.30am this morning. Along with the 81 migrants, three more migrants who are believed to be dead were also brought in, TVM reported.
Magistrate Joe Mifsud has opened an inquiry to determine what led to the three deaths. Investigations are being led by the Migration Department and Inspector Daryl Borg.
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