LIBYA RESCUES 420 MIGRANTS OFF TWO DINGHIES, SAYS TRAFFICKERS TOOK THEIR ENGINES

ON SUNDAY, THE COAST GUARD RESCUED 215 MIGRANTS INCLUDING 47 WOMEN OFF ZWARA, 160 KM WEST OF TRIPOLI, QASSEM SAID.

LIBYA HAS IN TWO DAYS RESCUED 420 MIGRANTS TRYING TO CROSS THE MEDITERRANEAN TO EUROPE, A NAVY SPOKESMAN SAID MONDAY, BUT THREE WERE FOUND DEAD AND 30 REPO

Interior ministers mainly from the central Mediterranean region met in Rome Monday to ramp up efforts to curb migration from Libya.
TRIPOLI - Libya has in two days rescued 420 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, a navy spokesman said Monday, but three were found dead and 30 reported missing.

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