Sfax: attempts to illegally cross maritime borders thwarted
15/07/2020 18:03, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Navy and Coast Guard units in Sfax thwarted five attempts to illegally cross the maritime borders to the European coast on Tuesday evening.

In a statement to TAP, a security source said 79 people, aged between 16 and 46, were arrested and two boats, three engines and a quantity of gasoline were seized.

Among those arrested who are native of Sfax, Mahdia, Monastir, Kairouan, Kef, and Tataouine are three individuals wanted for involvement in public law cases.

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