Gabes: irregular migration attempt to Italian coasts thwarted (Defence)
14/07/2020 11:52, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) -Ten Tunisian irregular migrants were apprehended by the national navy 32 kilometres east of Sfax while on their way to the Italian coasts in a pleasure boat.

According to a National Defence Ministry press release, these irregular migrants are between 17 and 46 years old. When questioned, they confessed to having set sail on July 13 from the coasts of Gabès.

They were all handed over to the National Guard units in the region to take the necessary measures against them, the same press release reads.

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