During a five-hour rescue mission "with a boat at high risk of capsizing at all times," 110 minors, including an infant and two other children, were among those brought on board the Ocean Viking rescue ship.
Those brought on board came from Egypt, Bangladesh, Eritrea and other nations.
6 rescue missions involving hundreds in recent days
SOS Mediterranee has undertaken six rescue missions in the Mediterranean in recent days.
Earlier, the Ocean Viking picked up 71 people off the coast of Malta in an overloaded wooden boat. Those on board had been at sea for three days, setting sail from the coast of Libya.
On a rescue mission with the Ocean Viking
Four required stretchers due to their weakened state.
A spokeswoman for SOS Mediterranee told the DPA news agency the ship is "quite full."
Where will intercepted migrants on board be taken?
SOS Mediterranee typically requests that Italian and Maltese authorities permit the Ocean Viking to dock at port so that rescued individuals may be brought ashore.