By Cathy Elelman • 19 January 2020 • 16:54
UPDATE: More information emerges after 15-year-old student dies following cardiac arrest. Image: Paris Anderson/ Facebook
A SALVAMENTO Maritimo-coordinated operation led to the rescue of 17 Moroccan immigrants from a small boat located 39.5 miles south-east of Cabo de Gata on Saturday morning.
The rescued men were transferred to Almeria city port where they received assistance from a humanitarian help team.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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