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Migrants urged to avoid detention in Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

As a result of the security situation, immigrants who were saved off the Libyan coast “should not be returned to detention,” affirmed the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

In a statement, the IOM announced that “200 migrants now returned to Libyan shore while armed clashes intensify in the capital Tripoli.”

IOM also “reiterates that there are no safe ports in Libya and migrants should not be returned to detention.”

The death toll of the violence in the Libyan capital reached 510 people so far, with 2,467 others inflicted with injuries in the battle between the UN-backed government and the east-based army, as unveiled WHO.

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