By Euro Weekly News Media • 06 April 2015 • 16:44
A TOTAL of 28 Sub-Saharan migrants were taken to Motril Port on Sunday (April 5) after being rescued 10 miles off the coast of Alboran Island.
Salvamento Maritimo (Spanish Sea search and rescue team) and the Guardia Civil were alerted at around 3pm by a witness of the departure of an inflatable boat from the Moroccan coast.
Officers were able to rescue the migrants – 20 men, six women and two small children – at around 7pm.
All of them were taken to Motril Port, where they received medical assistance, and were reported to be in good health.
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