IOM: Over 669.000 illegal migrants currently in Libya - News Summed Up

IOM: Over 669.000 illegal migrants currently in Libya


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a report on Saturday that more than 669,000 illegal immigrants of 41 different nationalities are currently in Libya. IOM said that in July and August 2018, IOM identified at least 669,176 migrants currently in Libya. "Migrants were identified in 100 municipalities, within 554 communities and originated from more than 41 countries," IOM said. "Other identified migrants were split between east and south (21.5% and 18.5% respectively). However, the south hosts 20% of African migrants identified, while only few Asian and Middle-Eastern migrants were identified there (only 1% of Asian and Middle-Eastern migrants in Libya were identified in the south)."


Source: Libya Observer October 07, 2018 19:18 UTC



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