Libyan authorities have handed over 45 Tunisian nationals to their Tunisian counterparts at the border crossing of Ras Ajdir.

The Tunisian nationals were involved in an illegal immigration attempt to cross the coast from Zawiya city to the Italian shores.

The handover process came after the visit of a delegation from the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Tripoli on August 21. It’s the second handover this month. on August 11, 78 Tunisians were deported back to their country.