Migration and Human Rights

113 irregular migrants were rescued north of the city of Al-Khums

#Libyan_Cloud_News_Agency – Al-Khums.

On Thursday night, a patrol of the Coast Guard’s Central Sector, working on board the boat, rescued 113 irregular migrants, including 6 children, 19 women and 88 men of different African nationalities.

They are citizens of Sierra Leone, Cameroon, South Africa, Guinea and Conakry, Somalia. They were on board a rubber boat 50 kilometers north of the city of Al-Khums when the coast guard rescued them.

During their return, the boat (Qamens) was disrupted. At 4 am they were reached to the landing point of the migrants of Al-Khums where humanitarian and medical assistance was provided. They were detained by the International Medical Corps, Médecins Sans Frontières and Al-Taharalzawi.

Their delivery was delayed by the illegal immigration control agency and they remained at the landing point until Thursday afternoon and were transferred to the Migrant Shelter Center in Tajoura.

Show More

Related Articles

Back to top button