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Coast Guard seizes Tunisian fishing boat carrying out illegal fishing in Libyan waters




Alwasat - Cairo Wed 29 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM
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A Libyan Coast Guard patrol managed to seize a large Tunisian fishing boat that was carrying out illegal fishing operations in Libyan waters.

Spokesman for the Libyan navy, Brigadier Ayoub Qasim, said in a statement on Tuesday evening that four Tunisian fishermen were detained on Saturday morning, 20 miles north of Boukmash near Zuwara.

He stressed that the fishing boat was directed to the port of Zawiya in order to open a record of the incident, before referring the fishermen for prosecution.

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