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Two unidentified bodies found near Libya's border with Tunisia




Alwasat Staff Tue 01 Aug 2023, 05:01 PM
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On Monday, Libya border security patrols in the Al-Assah area bordering Tunisia found two unidentified bodies belonging to migrants of African nationalities.

The Ministry of Interior for Libya's interim Government of National Unity said in a statement on Tuesday that the discovery of the two bodies comes security patrols have intensified their work to "prevent the flow and entry of migrants expelled by the Tunisian authorities, and forced to enter Libyan territory."

The ministry indicated that the Al-Assah police station and the Public Prosecution were informed to take the necessary measures.

This comes after the Interior Ministry announced the discovery of six bodies near the border with Tunisia on Sunday.

Tunisian authorities began transferring migrants to uninhabited desert areas in the east of the country, near Libya, in early July.

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