Libyan coast guards rescue 74 migrants off Libyan coast, 22 women, 4 children among

More than 8,000 migrants rescued in waters off Libya past 48h
Libyan coast guards on Wednesday rescued 74 illegal immigrants, including women and children, on a rubber boat off the western shores of the country, according to a medical source.

“A patrol of the Libyan Coast Guards and the western Ports Security rescued 74 illegal immigrants, including 22 women and 4 children, who were on board a broken rubber boat off the coast of the western city of Zawiya,” Amir Jamal Al-Bishti of the international medical committee of EU told Xinhua news agency.