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Libya set to close three refugee centres

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Libya is set to close three of its largest refugee centers following the attacks experienced in the region.

Speaking on the closure, Libya Interior Minister said that the government has plans to close the three largest centers namely Tajoura, Khoms, and Misrata.

Reports indicate that most refugees are making their way back to Tajoura centre even after it was hard hit by missiles killing more than 20 refugees.

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The closure has however sparked fears of overcrowding in the other centers and many others may fall into the hands of attackers.

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Overcrowding may also lead to the raise in diseases in the remaining centres, therefore, a need for the government to act swiftly with much more attention.

Hundreds of migrants have been fleeing to Italy hoping for greener pastures through the Mediterranean Sea.

Benghazi based Libya’s national army is also engaging UN-based government over the takeover of the city near the three centers set for closure.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world


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