International Organization for Migration evacuates 154 Ivory Coast migrants from Libya
International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Saturday revealed that 154 illegal immigrants have been voluntarily repatriated from Libya to their homeland Ivory Coast.
The IOM said in a statement that it will ensure the needs of 154 people, including 6 children, to be covered before their departure to Ivory Coast.
The anti-illegal immigration department also confirmed that 10 Algerian immigrants have been deported to their home country on Saturday.
Migrant shelters in Libya are crowded with thousands of illegal immigrants who have been rescued at sea or arrested by the Libyan security services.
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