Baby born on MV Aquarius named Newman Otas
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'My baby was born on rescue ship'

A Nigerian woman has given birth to a boy on board a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after being plucked from an overcrowded rubber dinghy.

He was born in international waters to Nigerian parents who have called him Newman Otas.

The baby's father told the BBC Radio 5 live he was feeling very lucky.

  • 12 Sep 2016
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