Tunisia: Three Illegal Migration Attempts, Thwarted

Tunis/Tunisia — Three attempts to illegally cross the sea borders to reach Italy from El Aouabed, Louata and Chebba coasts were foiled by the coast guard units on the night of Wednesday to Thursday.

56 individuals were arrested, 40 of whom of African nationalities, an Interior Ministry press release reads.

Three boats and a motorcycle were seized, the press release added.

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