6 Oct, 2022 @ 09:15
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Migrant boat with minors rescued in sea off Spain’s Malaga

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SPAIN’S maritime rescue service has rescued a small boat spotted 50 miles (80 km) south of the coast of Malaga with 28 North African migrants on board, including two minors, in the early hours of Tuesday night, October 4.

As reported from Salvamento MarItimo, the boat was sighted at 8:15pm this past Tuesday by the Frontex aircraft, after which the Salvamar Alnitak rescue craft was deployed to carry out the rescue.

The occupants of the boat, 26 adults and two minors, were all found to be in good health and were taken by the Salvamar rescue craft to the port of Malaga city, where they arrived at about 2.44 am.


Cristina Hodgson

Half English, half Spanish animal person. Cristina loves writing about all things fitness, travel and culture, she is also a script writer and novelist. When she's not typing away, you can find her enjoying outdoor sports somewhere off the beaten track in Andalucia. If you have a story get in touch! newsdesk@theolivepress.es

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