Tunisian navy intercepts Libyan boat off Sfax

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Tunisian navy intercepts Libyan boat off Sfax

March 21, 2017 - 16:07
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Tunisian navy forces at Sfax naval base intercepted a Libyan boat with 11 Egyptian sailors and a Libyan captain. The boat was detained as it entered Tunisia's territorial waters and ventured to fish in there, Tunisian media said, adding that 5 tons of fish were also detained onboard the boat.

Tunisian authorities have intercepted many shipping ships lately with goods onboard as they based in transit through Tunisian waters, saying the goods are Chinese and not original.