With the unrest growing in Libya, Turkey is evacuating its citizens by air, land and sea. Istanbul Sea Bus’ two Austal Auto Express 113 fast ferries have evacuated 1,500 passengers each from Benghazi on Tuesday evening. The two ships are due to arrive at Turkey’s Marmaris Cruise Port at the early hours of February 24.
Turkey has sent two more vessels, cruise ships Samsun and Ankara, to also ferry people out of Libya to Marmaris,
It is reported that there are other nationalities such as, British, Canadian and other Europeans onboard the ships which are on their way to Marmaris Cruise Port today.