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Libya 'stops migrant boat patrols'

Coast guard officials in the Libyan capital have told the BBC they have stopped the patrols intended to prevent migrants from trying to cross the Mediterranean.

It is a dangerous journey, which is being attempted by more people as Libya's political crisis deepens.

Rana Jawad reports from Tripoli.

  • 04 Nov 2014
  • From the section Africa
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