[WORLD NEWS]EIGHT MIGRANTS FOUND DEAD IN LORRY CONTAINER IN WESTERN LIBYA

WESTERN LIBYA

 

EIGHT MIGRANTS INCLUDING SIX CHILDREN HAVE BEEN FOUND DEAD ON MONDAY, AFTER SUFFOCATING FROM PETROL FUMES WHILE PACKED INTO A LORRY CONTAINER ON THE WEST LIBYAN COAST, OF ZUWARA.

THE ZUWARA CITY SECURITY DIRECTORATE IN A STATEMENT DISCLOSED THAT THE MIGRANTS WHO WERE MAINLY FROM VARIOUS SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN AND ARAB COUNTRIES, AS WELL AS PAKISTAN AND BANGLADESH, HAD BEEN SHUT INSIDE A REFRIGERATED CONTAINER WHICH WAS FOUND JUST OUTSIDE ZUWARA, CLOSE TO MELLITAH OIL AND GAS COMPLEX.

THE DIRECTORATE ADDED THAT ANOTHER 90 MIGRANTS WHO WERE ALSO RECOVERED FROM THE CONTAINER ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT