The General Department of Coastal Security has rescued 340 illegal migrants who were on board two boats at sea.

The boat "p301" was able to rescue 214 migrants, including 11 women, and four children of Arab and African nationalities, according to the Ministry of Interior Facebook page, while the boat "p200" also rescued 116 migrants of different nationalities on another boat.

The migrants were transferred to the Anti-Illegal Migration Agency, in the presence of representatives of the International Organization for Migration.