6 Oct, 2016 @ 12:10
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Almost 70 migrants ambush staff with knives and fire extinguishers to break out of detention centre in southern Spain

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immigrantsALMOST 70 migrants have broken free from a detention centre in southern Spain.

Five police officers were left injured when 67 migrants made a break for it from a centre in Murcia.

A detainee reportedly called for medical help on Wednesday night pretending to feel ill.

When medical staff and police officers arrived, they were attacked by inmates wielding knives and fire extinguishers.

Some 37 have since been caught, the other 30 remain at large.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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  1. Is evident that the security measures must be improved. And that the EU must aid for to improve the living conditions in these African countries for and so avoid that these poor people will be forced to emigrate.

      • Absolutely, we do bear some responsibility, especially when bearing in mind what the west has done to Africa. From a UK perspective alone, there is apartheid, the Atlantic slave trade, and of course the carve-up of Africa following on from the Berlin Conference. All of this means that we (the West) have a duty to help Africa, so Anselmo is correct. The current immigration issues are a fleabite in comparison to the scenario where whole parts of Africa start to migrate northwards en masse. It was a total lie that Europeans wanted to “civilize” Africa, when all they really wanted was a means to justify the exploitation of the continent. It is true that Africa has some brutal dictators, but the history of the white man cannot easily be erased. A good read is “The Goddam White Man”, by David Lytton.

      • The West is supporting those failures, because we need cheap commodities. This hypocrital and criminal politics is called Neocolonialism. The outcome is the migratory tsunami in progress.

        I think that it is neccesary to act in two ways : returning the ilegal inmigrants and stoping the neocolonial actuations. It implies to admit a sharp reduction in our incomes. But is an issue of justice.

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