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General News Tue, 24 Oct 2000

More Ghanaians flown in from Libya

A total 321 Ghanaians, made up of 308 men, nine women and four children were flown to Accra from Libya on Monday. This brings to 1,909 Ghanaians evacuated following attacks on immigrants in Libya. Mr. James Owusu-Amoah, Public Relations Officer of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) told the GNA that this is the fourth batch of evacuees to be flown home adding that more will arrive later.

A total 321 Ghanaians, made up of 308 men, nine women and four children were flown to Accra from Libya on Monday. This brings to 1,909 Ghanaians evacuated following attacks on immigrants in Libya. Mr. James Owusu-Amoah, Public Relations Officer of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) told the GNA that this is the fourth batch of evacuees to be flown home adding that more will arrive later. The evacuation of the Ghanaians followed riots in Libya in which black Africans – mainly Ghanaians and Nigerians - became victims

Source: GNA