Libya's Coast Guard rescues 60 migrants off the coast of Khoms

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Libya's Coast Guard rescues 60 migrants off the coast of Khoms

June 12, 2019 - 11:19
Written by: SafaAlharathy

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The Libyan Coast Guard managed to rescue 60 illegal immigrants in the Mediterranean about 92 miles north-west of Al-Khoms city.

"A patrol boat of the Libyan Coast Gaurd received a report regarding a distress call from a boat of migrants off the coast of Khoms city," the Libyan Maritime Information Office said.

The migrants were brought safely to shore and were handed over to Souq Al-Khamis shelter of the Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency, after providing them with humanitarian and medical assistance.

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