Movement ceased at Ras Ajdir crossing allowing only emergency humanitarian cases to move

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Movement ceased at Ras Ajdir crossing allowing only emergency humanitarian cases to move

July 24, 2021 - 22:48
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Director of the International Health Department at the Ras Ajdir border crossing, Mukhtar Al-Mansoori, confirmed that traffic movement at the border has almost drawn to a halt, with Libyans stranded in Tunisia being permitted to enter Libya and those leaving the country on a strictly humanitarian needs basis.

Al-Mansoori added in a press statement that the movement of commercial vehicles is officially suspended at the crossing and said that the number of cars that have entered ranges between 20 to 30, whilst the total number entering since the closure of the crossing due to the Coronavirus pandemic has reached more than 5,000 cars.

He further indicated that they had conducted Coronavirus testing for all those arriving from Tunisia, noting that infections were recorded, despite the provision of negative result certificates, adding that the relevant authorities were contacted in order to follow up on the condition of those infected along with those who self-isolate at home and those in need of attending isolation centers.