Three illegal migration attempts in Sousse and Nabeul thwarted
02/08/2020 20:01, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- Coast Guard units of the Sahel, on Friday night, thwarted three illegal migration attempts to Italy from the coasts of Sousse and Nabeul.

Thirty-seven people from Tunis, Sousse and Kairouan, whose age ranges between 18 and 37 years, were arrested in the context of these operations, said a source from the Coast Guard in Sousse.

The same source reported in a statement to TAP Sunday, the presence of a young girl, aged 18, among those involved.

Five other people subject to wanted notices over involvement in common law cases, including theft and violence were also among the arrested, said the source.

Security units seized 3 boats and 3 boat engines in connection with this case.

The Public Prosecutor's Office has ordered the appropriate legal measures to be taken.

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