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Libyan coastguards rescue 278 migrants on four dinghies

The Libyan coast guard said it had rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe. Libya's coast guard on Saturday said it…

315 illegal migrants saved by Libyan Coast Guard

The Libyan Coast Guard picked up a total of 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday who were trying to reach Europe in three inflatable boats, a spokesman said. The migrants, who included 275 men, 32 women and eight children…

Libyan coastguards rescued 252 illegal migrants on Saturday

The Libyan navy on Saturday rescued 252 migrants seeking to reach Europe, in two separate operations off the country's western coast. "We were alerted... to the position of a migrant boat" around 30km off Zawiya, west of Tripoli,…

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