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131 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week: IOM

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Tripoli, Feb 7 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 131 migrants were rescued and returned to Libya in the past week.

“In the period of 29 Jan-4 Feb 2023, 131 migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya,” IOM said in a statement.

The rescued migrants included 23 women and 10 children, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.

So far this year, a total of 1,565 migrants were rescued and returned to…



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