Two Italian fishing boats attacked between Libya, Tunisia

Navy helicopter deployed to help Mazara del Vallo vessels
MAZARA DEL VALLO (TRAPANI), AUGUST 3 – Two Italian fishing boats from the Sicilian port town of Mazara del Vallo – the ”Aliseo” and ”Anna Madre” – were reportedly attacked by a boat off Zarzis, at the border between Libya and Tunisia, in international waters.
An Italian Navy helicopter and a Tunisian military vessel reportedly intervened, persuading the vessel to back off, according to the president of the Sicilian fishing district, Giovanni Tumbiolo.
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