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IOM: Over 370 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday that more than 370 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast.

“Today, more than 370 migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya by the coast guard,” the IOM tweeted.

The IOM said while its staff were onsite to provide needed emergency assistance, they maintain that Libya is not a safe port.

Over 10.000 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Libyan coast so far in 2020, while the total number was 9.225 last year, according to the IOM.

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