Thousands of migrants from Morocco swim to Spain’s Ceuta exclave

Published by

Several thousand migrants reached the Spanish exclave of Ceuta in North Africa by swimming along the coastline in the Mediterranean Sea from the Moroccan town of Fnideq, local media reported on Monday. Authorities in Ceuta, with a population of about 85,000, have been overwhelmed by the influx of people. The land border with Morocco is blocked by a 10-metre-high double metal fence that’s hard to scale. But Moroccan police reportedly did not intervene as at least 5,000 people swam almost 2 kilometres across, Spanish and Moroccan media reported. Most were reportedly Moroccans. At least one migra…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Nets’ season comes to an end after overtime loss to Bucks in Game 7

Published by New York Daily News NEW YORK ...