Photos: 180 illegal mmigrants, among them Nigerians, rescued at sea
180 EU-bound illegal immigrants were rescued off Al-Zawiya shores,
Libyan Coast Guard said on Wednesday, December 9, hours after the motor
of their boat broke down 31 miles off the shore.
A marine source said the immigrants from different parts of Africa,
including Nigeria, were in miserable conditions waiting for their fate
before being rescued by the Coast Guard.
He added that the immigrants, including 19 women and children, were
provided with first aid services and then taken to the Immigration Fight
Agency in Al-Zawiya city.