Libyan coastguards save lives of 158 migrants off the coast

Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean (Photo: Internet)

The Libyan coast guard on Monday stopped a migrant boat with 158 migrants aboard. These included 34 women and nine children, sources said.
 

The boat was intercepted off the city of Khoms, the coast guard said.

 

The migrants received humanitarian and medical assistance and were taken to a refugee camp at Khoms, the coast guard said.

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