Migrants who escaped from Ħal Safi detention centre during a violent disturbance have been arrested.
TVM reported that the incident broke out at 7pm. Two police officers were injured.
Well-informed sources told Lovin Malta that the residents who were causing trouble within the centre were recently ordered to return back to their respective countries.
They said that the six migrants who managed to escape have since been arrested.
Army officials and police officers are currently on site.
Tensions have been rising in Malta’s detention and open centres, with protests and riots becoming regular.
Recently, a Sudanese resident of the Ħal Far closed centre died trying to escape.
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