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UN: 96 migrants were returned to Khoms after failed attempt to cross Mediterranean

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

KHOMS – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed that 96 migrants were returned last night to the Libyan city of Khoms after a failed attempt to reach Italy through the Mediterranean Sea.

Teams from both agencies were on the ground to provide humanitarian and medical assistance.

UNHCR and IOM reiterated that Libya is not a safe port for migrants and that arbitrary detention must end.

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