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Eight Migrants Found Dead In Lorry Container In Western Libya

Eight Migrants including six Children were found dead Yesterday, after suffocating from Petrol Fumes while packed into a Lorry Container on the West Libyan Coast.

Another 90 Migrants recovered from the Container and had been taken to a local Hospital for Treatment.

Zuwara is one of the points along Libya's Western Coastline where smugglers and traffickers hold migrants before putting them on Boats to try to cross to Europe.

The Migrants were from various sub-Saharan African and Arab Countries, as well as Pakistan and Bangladesh. They had been shut inside a refrigerated Container designed for transporting meat or Fish which was found just outside Zuwara, close to the Mellitah Oil and Gas Complex.