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Tunisia: Tunisia’s Maritime Guard rescued about 1,200 irregular migrants off the country’s eastern coast in the past 48 hours, Tunisian National Guard announced.

The rescue operations took place during the two nights of Monday to Tuesday and Tuesday to Wednesday, after having foiled 49 attempts of illegal migration, Tunisian National Guard’s spokesman Houcemeddine Jbabli said in a statement on Wednesday.

The groups of irregular migrants, including 215 Tunisians and 977 of foreign nationalities were rescued while sailing to Italy, said the statement.

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