A fatally wounded Libyan smuggler is taken into custody aboard a Libyan Coast Guard boat after a deadly confrontation and shootout between a group of armed Libyan smugglers and a patrol of the Liby
an Coast Guard based in Zawiyah, Libya. The armed Libyan smugglers were escorting a rubber boat full of migrants to international waters off the Libyan coast when a Libyan Coast Guard patrol encountered them in the sea. The smugglers refused to surrender, and instead opened fire on the Libyan Coast Guard boat, a shootout ensued in which four smugglers were killed, and a fifth one went missing after falling overboard. One Libyan Coast Guard was wounded. The smuggler in this photo died from his wounds hours after this photo was taken. Off the Coast of Zawiyah, Libya. April 6, 2017.
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