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44th Combat Brigade detains 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after clashes in the Libyan desert




Alwasat - Cairo Thu 27 Oct 2022, 10:38 PM
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The 44th Combat Brigade of the General Staff in Tripoli announced on Thursday evening that it detained 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after "direct clashes" deep in the Libyan desert. It did not specify the location or the timing of the operation.

A statement published by the brigade stated that its units "managed, after direct clashes with smugglers, to seize 6 vehicles and arrest 7 smugglers."

The statement also confirmed, "160 migrants from several different nationalities who crossed the Libyan border illegally were detained. Some of them wanted to stay in the country and some of them came to Libya only to cross the sea."

44th Combat Brigade detains 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after clashes in the Libyan desert
44th Combat Brigade detains 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after clashes in the Libyan desert
44th Combat Brigade detains 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after clashes in the Libyan desert
44th Combat Brigade detains 160 migrants and 7 smugglers after clashes in the Libyan desert
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