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General News of Thursday, 12 August 2004

Source: GNA

203 Ghanaian deportees arrive from Libya

Accra Aug. 12, GNA - The second batch of Ghanaian deportees numbering 203 including five women arrived from Libya today aboard a special flight.

The Deportees who were arrested for illegal entry into that country were aged between 20 and 35 and had been kept in detention camps for between one to three years.

They came from all the regions in the country and went to Libya mainly through the desert.

They were screened by immigration officials at the Kotoka International Airport and handed over to officials of the National Disaster Management Organization.

Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service met them on arrival.