Monday, 06 December 2021 01:50 GMT

5 illegal immigration attempts stopped in Tunisia


(MENAFN)

The Tunisian Ministry of the Interior said on Sunday that Tunisian authorities have stopped 5 immigration attempts to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian coast.

The attempts were stopped by the coast guard units in Tunis capital and the coastal provinces of Mahdia, Sousse, Monastir, and Nabeul.

The report said that "More than 60 individuals, aged between 16 and 28, have been arrested while they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy aboard motorboats".

Large amounts of money in Tunisian dinar and foreign currencies have been confiscated in the operation.

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