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At least 17 migrants die in bid to reach Spain from North Africa


At least 17 people have died trying to reach Spain in boats departing from North Africa. At least 17 people have died trying to reach Spain in boats departing from North Africa. At least 17 migrants die in bid to reach Spain from North AfricaSpain’s maritime service said on Tuesday that it rescued 80 people, including five women, from two boats and recovered the bodies of 13 dead migrants in the Alboran Sea, part of the western Mediterranean migrant route into Europe. They were all transferred to the Spanish enclave of Melilla, which borders Morocco. The UN has said over 2,160 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year.


Source: The North Africa Journal November 06, 2018 10:52 UTC



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