The Joint Security Room in Zliten city has arrested a number of illegal immigrants hiding in a building in the Jihad district of the city.
The commander of the Joint Security Room, Colonel Shaaban bin Hariz, said that the number of arrested migrants was 125, 104 of them were men and 21 women.
The nationalities of those captured are Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ivory Coast.
They were equipped with life jackets and ready to leave the building at any moment to be smuggled across the sea to Europe.
Hariz pointed out that the migrants will be handed over to the Illegal Immigration Agency in Zliten in accordance with all legal procedures.