Coast guard units foil 6 irregular migration attempts

National coast guard units foiled six irregular migration attempts and rescued 179 irregular migrants from shipwreck on Sunday night, said spokesperson for the National Guard Houssemeddine Jebabli.

 

Coast guard units in Mahdia, Sfax and Kerkennah thwarted 5 irregular migration operations and rescued 142 migrants, including 137 sub-Saharan Africans, he added.

 

Coast guard units in Zarzis also foiled an irregular migration attempt and rescued 37 Tunisian undocumented migrants.

 

Source: Tap News Agency