Hundreds of migrants evacuated to safety amid clashes in southern Tripoli

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Hundreds of migrants evacuated to safety amid clashes in southern Tripoli

August 30, 2018 - 14:45
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Hundreds of migrants have been evacuated from Ein Zara detention centre in southern Tripoli because of the clashes that have been taking place there since Monday.

The Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency said it managed to evacuate 322 migrants from Eretria, Sudan and Ethiopia to safer places despite the heavy fighting.

The evacuated migrants included 237 men, 73 women and 12 children.