Egypt arrests 116 people following their attempt to illegally enter Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

CAIRO – Egyptian security forces in Mersa Matruh managed to thwart the infiltration of 116 people from various provinces into Libya through Salloum bording crossing where they were caught trying to enter Libya illegally.

According to Egyptian newspaper Youm Al-Sabe’a, Major General Hisham Nasr, Director of Mersa Matruh Security Forces, received a notification from the Salloum Police Department of the detention of 116 people whom were arrested while trying to infiltrate the country illegally into the Libyan side. They were detained for “criminal and political examination” and presented to the competent prosecution.


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