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Coastal guards in Zawya arrest 1000 illegal migrants north of Sabrata.

Coastal guards in Zawya arrest 1000 illegal migrants north of Sabrata.Saturday , 25-06-2016 – 22:12:00

Tripoli, 25.06.2016 – Lana – Coastal guard elements of Zawya refinery -western sector – had apprehended eight boats north of Sabrata city , with 1000 illegal immigrants on board , from African and Arab nationalities. Spokesman for navy forces colonel “Ayub Qasim” , on Friday , said that the arrest operation took place , when a coastal guard patrol scouted the area north west of Zawya , and the boats were apprehended ten miles north of Sabrata city. Colonel Qasim added , that these boats which were carrying “some women” , conked in the sea due to engine failure. Qasim said , that all arrested were moved to coastal guard point in Zawya refinery port , where given humanitarian and health services , then transferred to anti-illegal immigration service in Zawya. =Lana=

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