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Migrants rescued by cargo ship refuse to disembark at Libyan port

November 12, 2018 2:47 PM
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MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Some 95 migrants picked up by a cargo ship off the Libyan coast have refused to disembark in the western city of Misrata, officials from the United Nations and Libyan coast guard said on Monday.

The Libyan coast guard, supported by Italy, has stepped up patrols to stop boats with mainly African migrants from leaving Libyan shores for Europe.

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