In the period of 19-25 December, 969 migrants were rescued or intercepted at sea and returned to Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration.
So far in 2021, 32,425 migrants were returned to the North African country, IOM said in a tweet on Monday.
The Organization records showed that the Central Mediterranean Route witnessed 573 deaths and 933 missing-migrant cases in 20121.
In the period of 19-25 December, 969 migrants were rescued/intercepted at sea and returned to Libya.
👇IOM Libya's Maritime Update👇 pic.twitter.com/gNoo7N8kzb
— IOM Libya (@IOM_Libya) December 27, 2021