The Libyan Coast Guards intercepted on early Monday morning over 250 migrants who set off to cross Libya’s shore and reach Europe, according to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR).
The migrants were then returned to Tripoli, where they were provided with medical care and humanitarian aid by UNHCR.
Some 250 persons returned to Tripoli after being rescued/intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guards. UNHCR and partner IRC are on the ground providing medical care and humanitarian aid. pic.twitter.com/zwGuKIxblL
— UNHCR Libya (@UNHCRLibya) July 4, 2021