Libya's Coast Guard rescues 122 illegal immigrants in three separate operations

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Libya's Coast Guard rescues 122 illegal immigrants in three separate operations

August 07, 2019 - 11:57
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Libya's Coast Guard confirmed Tuesday the rescue of 122 illegal immigrants during the past three days from aboard 3 inflatable boats at varying distances.

The rescue operations were carried out on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, according to the Libyan Coast Guard.

"The migrants, who included a child and two women, were of different African and Arab nationalities and were handed over to the Anti-Illegal Immigration Department in Tripoli, after providing them with humanitarian and medical assistance," the Libyan Coast Guard added.