60 persons rescued off the coast of Khoms by Libya’s Coast Guard

epa05254394 A Libyan soldier stands next to migrants after they were rescued off the shore, in Tripoli, Libya, 11 April 2016. Reports state Libyan costal guards rescued 115 migrants after a failed attempt to reach Europe. EPA/STRINGER

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 The Libyan Coast Guard managed to rescue 60 persons  in the Mediterranean about 92 miles north-west of Al-Khoms city as they were travelling towards European waters

According to the Libya Observer, the group of persons were brought safely to shore and were handed over to Souq Al-Khamis shelter of the Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency, after providing them with humanitarian and medical assistance.

 

Via The Libya Observer

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