Somalis, Ethiopians and Eritrean migrants released from Libyan prison

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Libyan security officials say 57 asylum seekers have been released from a detention center for migrants.

The men were arrested last month (October) during a Libyan security operation targeting illegal immigrants.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the released people urgently need money to make ends meet.

UNHCR says most of them are in poor health, with the 57 people hailing from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea.

There is still another group of Somalis being detained by Libyan security forces who have been arrested in the capital Tripoli. will keep you up-to-date on any new developments regarding this story from Libya. 

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