Salah, Ibrahim and Khalil, aged between 19 and 22, sit in a corner of the Ocean Viking vessel. AFP / Anne CHAON
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Salah, Khalil and Ibrahim, aged between 19 and 22, sat in a corner of the Ocean Viking vessel operated by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders as it waited for permission to dock at a port."But Libya is collapsing -- you cannot live there," he adds, pulling an imaginary trigger.Daily beatingsBefore he fled Libya, Khalil was a taxi driver.Luca, the ship's doctor who removed the bullets embedded in Khalil's body, says such wounds are nothing new among those fleeing from conflict areas.One last selfie Nineteen-year-old Salah joined the forces of the Government of National Accord of Fayez-al-Sarraj."If I had stayed, I would have been killed -- either by Sarraj's men for fleeing, or by Haftar's men for fighting for Sarraj," he said.He got a number from a Sudanese, and left the same day -- with just time for one last selfie with his family.
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