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Libyan navy saves lives of 57 irregular migrants




(MENAFN) On Sunday, Libyan navy spokesperson Ayob Qassem emphasized that 57 undocumented migrants have been saved off the nation's westren shore.

Qassem informed Xinhua, "A coast guards patrol received a report and rescued 57 migrants on a wooden boat, including 17 women and 9 children".

He added that the irregular migrants saved around 40 miles off the shore of Zuwara city, nearly 120 km west of the capital Tripoli.

The spokesperson affirmed that the saved undocumented migrants are of African and Arab nationalities.

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Libyan navy saves lives of 57 irregular migrants

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