108 immigrants rescued off the coast of Libya

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108 immigrants rescued off the coast of Libya

April 29, 2021 - 14:21
Written by: NewsDesk

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The Libyan Coast Guard rescued 108 immigrants of varying nationalities on Wednesday, whilst they attempted to reach European shores on a rubber dinghy.

The spokesman for the Head of the Naval Forces stated that the Coast Guard had received a distress call, following which, it launched an urgent rescue and recovery operation off the north coast, near Zawiya.

He added that as soon as the rescue operation was completed, the rescued migrants were disembarked at the Tripoli Naval Base landing point in preparation for handover to the Anti-illegal Immigration Agency.

 

 

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