Day two of a mission run by @doctorswithoutborders and @migrantoffshoreaidstation in the refugee search and rescue zone off the coast of Libya. Fairfax Media photographer Kate Geraghty and reporter @ruth.pollard are on board the MY Phoenix as part of the mission. In this photo taken by Kate Geraghty yesterday (August 26) 411 refugees wait to be rescued by the Swedish Coast Guard ship off the Libyan coast. On the same boat 52 people died on the journey attempting to cross from Libya to Europe. There were three boats carrying an estimated total of just under 1300 people who were rescued yesterday off the coast of Libya. #Mediterranean #Libya #searescue #refugees .
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