Friday, October 22, 2021

UNHCR: 120 migrants intercepted by Libyan Coast Guard

UNHCR: 120 migrants intercepted by Libyan Coast Guard

Thee United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday said 120 illegal migrants were rescued and returned to Libya.

“Earlier today, some 120 persons were rescued/intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guards in two disembarkation operations,” UNHCR tweeted.

“The individuals were returned to the Tripoli Naval Base where UNHCR and its medical partner IRC provided urgent humanitarian assistance,” it said.