Euro News Desk!! A total of 569 undocumented immigrants have been rescued off the Tunisian coast, who were attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy. As part of the fight against the phenomenon of illegal immigration, 11 illegal immigration attempts were foiled late on Monday night, Jabbali said in a statement on Tuesday. The rescued include 20 Tunisians and 549 people of various African nationalities. Tunisia, located in the central Mediterranean region, has been one of the most popular transit points for illegal immigration into Europe, Xinhua news agency reported. Despite strict measures taken by the Tunisian authorities to combat illegal immigration, the number of illegal immigrants attempting to reach Italy through Tunisia is increasing.
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