Baku. 8 June. REPORT.AZ/ Italian Coast Guard helped more than 2 thousand refugees in the Gulf of Sicily.
Report informs, 2 thousand 371 refugees were rescued during the operation carried out on June 7 in the Gulf of Sicily.
According to the service, the refugees who crashed 80 km away from the coast of Libya, were assisted with 12 boats and 3 ships.
Ships of various states including European "Frontex" coordinated-mission, were involved into the rescue work.