Libyan Coast Guard turns back nearly 500 migrants after altercation with NGO ship

Footage filmed by Sea-Watch showed a Libyan coastguard vessel coming within meters of its own ship as it sped to stop the migrants.
TRIPOLI – Libya’s coastguard said it had intercepted nearly 500 migrants packed onto a wooden boat and returned them to Tripoli on Wednesday after warning off a ship that was preparing to pick them up for passage to Europe.
Footage filmed by Sea-Watch, a non-governmental organisation, showed a Libyan coastguard vessel coming within meters of its own ship as it sped to stop the migrants.
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