Coast Guard Rescue 98 Illegal Migrants North of Al Garabouli.

Tripoli, A Libyan Coast Guard patrol of the

central sector Al Khoms Al Zaroug Zwara has rescued 98 illegal

migrants including 9 women and 3 children who were on a dinghy off

the coast of Al Garaboouli.

The migrants who belonged to different nationalities included

Tunisians, Algerians, Moroccans, Gambians as well as a Syrian

national were rescued 29 miles north of the town of Al Garabouli east

of Tripoli, said Ayub Gassem, the Libyan Navy Spokesman.

The desperate migrants were offered medical and other assistance

before they were handed over to the anti-migration body in Al Khoms,

he added.

Source: Libya News Agency