Libyan Navy rescues over 200 illegal immigrants off the coast of Zawiya - The Libyan Report

Libyan Navy rescues over 200 illegal immigrants off the coast of Zawiya

The Libyan Navy has rescued more than 200 illegal immigrants off the coast of Zawiya, including 33 women and 14 children.

"The immigrants - who were of African nationalities- were found on a rubber boat, 48 miles north of Zawiya city," the Libyan Navy Information Office said in a statement Saturday.

Aid and assistance were provided to the rescued migrants at the landing point of "Hamidiya" in Tajoura, before being handed over to the Anti-Illegal Immigration Authority. source