Libya intercepts migrants

EU training seems to be paying off.

Libyan coastguard intercepts 700 Europe-bound migrants

Tripoli  – The Libyan coastguard said on Monday it had intercepted around 700 Europe-bound migrants in territorial waters off Sabratha in the west of the North African country.

“The coastguard intercepted 700 migrants on board two wooden boats on Friday three nautical miles from the town of Sabratha,” some 70km west of Tripoli, coastguard spokesperson General Ayoub Qassem told AFP.

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