TUNISIA THWARTS ILLEGAL MIGRATION ATTEMPT TO ITALY

Tunis, – Tunisian authorities have thwarted an illegal migration attempt to Italy, security sources said on Saturday.

Seven persons were arrested before traveling illegally to the Italian coast on a small fishing boat, Tunisian Press Agency (TAP) quoted them as saying.

A young girl who was with the group of illegal travelers and in possession of a sum of TND 40,000 had fled, added the sources, pointing out that research is underway to track her. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency