Ships from Norway and Denmark and a Russian tanker saved approximately 1,000 migrants who were trying to make the crossing to Europe on small boats.

According to AP, the migrants boats were located off the coast of Libya in the past 24 hours. Svein Kvalavaag, the captain of the Norwegian Siem Pilot vessel, said on Monday he picked up 671 from two wooden boats north of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Late Monday night, he was asked to take 99 more migrants onboard that had been rescued by a Russi...

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