Sub-Saharan immigrants intercepted in the Strait of Gibraltar

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MORE sub-Saharan immigrants have been detained attempting to cross the Strait of Gibraltar.

The nine immigrants were intecepted on a child’s inflatable dinghy close to Tarifa, attempting to reach the Spanish shore.

On Saturday 28 were rescued in the same area and on Sunday, 23 near to the Granada coast at Motril. In the first months of 2013, 118 immigrants have been registered as having arrived on the shores of Spain, 65 close to Almeria, and in nine different rafts. 


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    • PeterMac

      21 February 2013 • 08:22

      If you lived in the hell hole that is sub-saharan Africa, would you not try to find a better life. Most of us sought a better life in Spain, leaving the hell-hole of England. One can have great deal of sympathy for these people.

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