The Libyan Navy has rescued at least seventy-one illegal immigrants in about 120 kilometers east of the capital of Tripoli.
However, the incident happened on Sunday, September 29.
The Libyan Navy intercepted the illegal immigrants on a migrant boat in a Mediterranean sea, near the coastal city of Khoms following a distress call.
Moreover, the migrants were reportedly in distress for two days.
Meanwhile, a report earlier surfaced on Sunday that an inflatable boat carrying scores of migrants had capsized off the Libyan Coast.
Afterward, the Libyan Coast guards dispatched a boat to search for them.
At this time, the patrols managed to find the dinghy with seventy-one immigrants onboard.
The seventy-one immigrants consist of only men from Sudan 27, Egypt 15 Palestine and Syria 3, Pakistan 25.
The navy released the rescued migrants after a failed attempt to lodge them in the detention center.