Tripoli, 31 March 2013:
Libyan border guards have caught 265 illegal immigrants in the Al Wigh area of southern Libya, according to . . .[restrict]Libyan news agency LANA.
The immigrants, nationals from five different sub-Saharan African countries, were caught inside Libyan borders, having entered the country illegally.
Illegal immigration remains a huge challenge for the Libyan authorities. Libya has long been used as a transit country between sub-Saharan Africa and European shores. [/restrict]