Libya intercepts almost 500 migrants after sea duel

May 11, 2017

Migrants whose boat was intercepted by the Libyan coastguard in the Mediterranean arrive at a naval base in the capital Tripoli on May 10, 2017 (AFP)

Libya's coastguard on Wednesday intercepted a wooden boat packed with almost 500 migrants after duelling with a German rescue ship and coming under fire from traffickers, the navy said.