Migration and Human Rights

Libyan Coast Guard saves irregular migrants

#Libyan_Cloud_News_Agency – Tajoura.

27 miles off Ras Halab, migrants of different African nationalities (Eritrea 1, Chad 1, Mali 1, Niger 1, Ivory Coast 1, Sierra Leone 1, Somalia 1, 82 people from Sudan). “The Coast Guard continues to operate despite the limited capabilities that we have mentioned on more than one occasion. Today we rescued a group of migrants who were stranded in the sea,” said the commander of the first squadron, Abu Ajila Abdel Bari. Their boat got in trouble at the Hamidiya coast guard point in the Tajoura area. The fishermen have helped to transport the migrants from the boat to the beach. Migrants were provided with humanitarian and medical assistance by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Medical Corps (IMC). The irregular immigration shelter was informed. It made clear that it not will not receive them. So they will look to take them to different centers.

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