Libyan Coast Guard rescues 79 migrants north of Zawiya

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Libyan Coast Guard rescues 79 migrants north of Zawiya

January 24, 2021 - 21:57
Written by: RabiaGolden

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The Libyan Coast Guard rescued 79 migrants of varying nationalities approximately 12 miles out in the open sea north of Zawiya, according to an announcement by the Defense Minister, Salah Al-Namroush.

Al-Namroush said on Sunday that the operation was a success, saving 64 men, 13 women and one young child, with one body being recovered, and all those rescued were handed over to the Anti-immigration Agency.

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