Libya’s coast guard intercepted about 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast over the past two days, and brought them to the capital of Tripoli from where they were taken to a detention center, the UN migration agency said Monday.
Rescued migrants sit on the coast of Khoms, some 100 kilometers from the Libyan capital Tripoli, on July 26, 2019. (File photo: AFP)
Migrants look at the Italian shoreline from aboard the Ocean Viking as it approaches the Sicilian port of Messina, southern Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (File photo: AP)