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Immigration: 53 illegal immigrants arrested by border guards

Tripoli, Libya - The Libyan security agencies on Friday arrested 53 illegal immigrants in the North African country, security sources told PANA on Saturday.

The sources said 45 illegal Arab, African and Asian migrants were arrested on Friday by the Libyan border guards for possessing false documents.

They were arrested at a check point in the south of the city of Baïda and handed to the relevant security body, the sources said.

Meanwhile, second operation in the same zone led to the arrest eight Yemeni citizens who illegally entered Libya to look for jobs.

Pana 12/01/2014