Claims that Libyan coastguard shot at migrants 'extremely grave if confirmed': UNHCR chief

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has responded to allegations that the Libyan coastguard fired shots at migrants, telling FRANCE 24 that if confirmed, this would be "extremely grave". The German charity Sea-Watch released aerial images on Thursday of what it says is a Libyan coastguard vessel firing at migrants in the Mediterranean and possibly trying to ram their boat. At the time of recording, it has not been verified whether this was indeed the Libyan coastguard.

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