The Libyan Coast Guard and Port Security managed to rescue 121 migrants of various nationalities, who were attempting to reach European shores on a rubber dinghy.

The Chief of Staff of the Naval Forces stated that the migrants were disembarked at the designated landing point at the Tripoli Naval Base, prior to their transfer to the Anti-Illegal Immigration Authority.

It confirmed that the Immigration Control Agency will continue to care for and process the individuals, in order to complete the procedures for their safe deportation to their relevant countries of origin.