Ayob Qassem, a spokesperson for the Libyan Navy, said in a statement that 80 migrants were rescued in the first operation that took place 103 kilometres off the coast of Zawiyah, while 45 migrants were rescued from a broken rubber boat found 65 kilometres off the Tripoli coast, reports Xinhua.
According to a recent report by the United Nations, more than 90,000 people have been displaced in Libya since April 2018 as a result of the armed conflict between Khalifa Haftar's army and UN-backed government forces in capital Tripoli.
The country has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of its dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Most of the international community has urged for a peaceful resolution to the intense turmoil which has ensued in the African nation.
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