Asylum seekers escape from detention centre

Imigranti_hal_far residential area

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A number of asylum seekers have escaped from Ħal Far Detention Centre, the Ministry for Home Affairs said in a statement on Saturday.

The asylum seekers who hail from Somalia have managed to break out from the facility. Officers at the detention centre immediately launched a search for the missing individuals.

The police and other entities have also been informed about the case.

The ministry said that the Police are searching for the missing individuals.