Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting

Ahmed Elumami, Tom Miles
TRIPOLI/GENEVA (Reuters) – The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures resume following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Libya.
The western Libyan coast is a major departure point for mainly African migrants fleeing conflict and poverty and trying to reach Italy across the Mediterranean Sea with the help of human traffickers.
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Source: reuters.com

Libya Coast Guard, via Wikipedia.
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