MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius migrant rescue operations

MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius migrant rescue operations

MARSEILLE, France — Aid groups Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee say they have been forced to end the migrant rescue operations of the Aquarius ship in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Aquarius has been docked in Marseille since October after Panama revoked its flag. Last month, Italian prosecutors ordered the seizure of the ship and accused Doctors Without Borders, known by its French acronym MSF, of illegally disposing 24 metric tons of medical and contaminated waste accumulated during rescues.

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