Smuggling- combat Unit of Zwara Rescues Illegal Migrants East of Mellita.

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2020-08-03 15:15:00

Tripoli, 3 August 2020(Lana) The Anti-Smuggling Unit, Zwara which is affiliated to the Marine Operations Office of the General Department for Combating Illegal Migration, has rescued a number of illegal migrants, who it said were on a wooden boat, and sent a SOS, 18 miles east of Mellita. According to the GNA Interior Ministry website, 20 illegal migrants, who were of Arab and African nationalities, have been rescued. The migrants were handed over to the unit headquarters, where they were given medical and humanitarian assistance before handing them over to the Migration Combating Body in Zwara. =Lana=