Libyan Navy rescues 91 illegal immigrants off the coast of Garabulli

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Libyan Navy rescues 91 illegal immigrants off the coast of Garabulli

June 17, 2019 - 11:23
Written by: SafaAlharathy

A patrol boat of the Libyan Navy managed to rescue 91 illegal immigrants of different African nationalities, including 3 women and 2 children, about 35 miles northeast of Garabulli district.

The migrants were transferred to Tripoli Naval Base and were provided with humanitarian and medical assistance, before being handed over to Al-Saba'a Illegal Immigration Control Centre.

The Navy has heightened the alert status recently and intensified the patrols along the coast, due to the exceptional situation in the country.