Musaid border crossing between Libya and Egypt shut down for travel

Alwasat - Cairo Tue 24 Mar 2020, 10:25 PM
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The 106th Brigade of the Libyan National Army announced that it had secured the Musaid port completely and is preventing Libyans from leaving for Egypt and the entry of the Egyptians to Libya except for the trucks intended to transport goods, food and vegetables.

The spokesman for the brigade, Captain Mahmoud Al-Thabit, confirmed on Tuesday, “The Egyptian trucks carrying goods will not enter Libya as a precaution against the outbreak of coronavirus but that products can be transferred to Libyan trucks."

In the same context, a force affiliated with the Interim Government's Ministry of Interior's Anti-Crime Agency wasdeployed at the border crossing to "prevent various crimes such as smuggling fuel or illegal immigration."

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