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Over 50 Nigerian Migrants Rescued By Libyan Coast Guard (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

by on March 11, 2018
 

No fewer than 50 Nigerian migrants were among the hundreds of migrants rescued on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard and an international charity, Doctors Without Borders(MSF).

The Nigerians were aboard a boat with 110 migrants. They were rescued by Aquarius, a ship being operated by MSF,  21 miles from the coast west of Tripoli. The ship will deliver the migrants, who included 18 women and one child,  to Italy.

According to Reuters, more than half the migrants on that boat were Nigerians, with the rest from other sub-Saharan African countries as well as two Palestinians.

(Watch the 19 sec. video posted by MSF:

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