Libya gets hundreds of migrants from boats

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TRIPOLI – The Libyan coast guard has 574 migrants from inflatable boats reached the coast of the North African country. That happened, according to a spokesperson during three separate operations on Monday.

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It goes according to the spokesman, among others, to 388 men, 66 women and 19 children from Arab and African countries. He suggested that all illegal migrants are transferred to a naval base in Tripoli.

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Libya grew after the fall of dictator Muammar Kaddafi in 2011 to an important starting point for migrants using boats to try Europe. Human traffickers made use of the years of chaos in the country.

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