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164 Bangladeshis rescued from Mediterranean Sea

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 18:36, 13 June 2021  
164 Bangladeshis rescued from Mediterranean Sea

Libyan coast guards have rescued and detained 439 migrants, including 164 Bangladeshis, from the Mediterranean Sea as they were trying to go to Europe.

Confirming the matter, the Bangladesh Embassy's charge of affairs in Libya, Gazi Md Asaduzzaman Kabir said that embassy is informed about the issue.

The rescued immigrants are from Africa and Asian countries.

Till May this year, the coast guards rescued 9,216 migrants who were trying to go to Europe through the sea. At the same time last year, 7,100 people were rescued by the coast guards.

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