541 illegal immigrants arrested off the Libyan coast

The Libyan Maritime Border Guard announced the arrest of 541 illegal immigrants of different nationalities who were sailing to the European coasts.

Libyan security sources indicated that the migrants departed from the shores of the city of Misrata, noting that the detainees were referred to the competent authorities to take the necessary measures. in awaiting their expulsion to their countries.

The United Nations said the number of migrants and refugees who tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya last year reached 30,990.