Tuesday, November 30, 2021

70 migrants intercepted off Libya’s west coast

70 migrants intercepted off Libya’s west coast

A Coast Guard patrol saved 70 migrants off Libya’s western coast, said the Tripoli-based Libyan Navy on Wednesday.

According to theNavy, the migrants had stayed at sea for three days and were going to drown when the patrol saved them.

It noted that the migrants comprised of 11 women and seven kids, further saying that they were moved to Tripoli Naval Base, given humanitarian and medical aid, and taken to the anti-migration department.