Egypt thwarts migrants before entering Libya

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Egypt thwarts migrants before entering Libya

October 02, 2017 - 15:38
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Egyptian authorities in Matrouh Governorate have thwarted an infiltration attempt on Sunday by 177 people into Libya, among them an Eritrean and 4 Sudanese.

Al-Yaoum Al-Saba newspaper reported that the security forces intercepted the people as they tried to cross the border illegally via the desert valleys to Libya, assuring that the arrested persons are being held by Egyptian security forces before referring them to the competent judicial authorities.