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Twelve decomposed bodies of Egyptian men found in Libyan desert

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Twelve decomposed bodies of Egyptian men and their passports were found in a Libyan desert, Libyan media outlets reported.

Alwasat news website said the bodies of illegal Egyptian migrants were found near Jaghbub Oasis, south of Tobruk.

A military source said that after receiving information that there are bodies in northwest of the Jaghbub Oasis, military patrols combed the area and found 13 bodies.

He also said that all 13 men were buried according to Islamic law as the bodies were semi-decomposed, adding that the Libyan Red Crescent and relevant authorities in Tobruk took samples from the bodies and will inform the dead men’s families.