172 migrants rescued north of Zawiya

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172 migrants rescued north of Zawiya

May 03, 2021 - 02:56
Written by: RabiaGolden

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The Libyan Coast Guard and the Libyan Port Security rescued 172 migrants of various African nationalities north of Zawiya.

The spokesman for the Libyan Navy Chief of Staff stated that the migrants were on board a rubber dinghy, attempting to head to European shores.

The spokesman added that the migrants were disembarked at the drop-off point at the Tripoli Naval Base, from where they were finally transferred to the Ain Zara migrant shelter for documentation and processing.