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10/4/15

EU Migrant Crises: Nearly 200 African migrants rescued off Spain

Almost 200 migrants from North and sub-Saharan Africa were rescued overnight as they tried to reach southern Spain in makeshift vessels, Spanish coastal rescue officials said Sunday.

"Maritime rescue services picked up 188 people from seven craft," a spokesman told AFP.
A Red Cross spokesman told AFP that 103 Algerians, half of them minors, were aboard five craft off the southern port of Almeria.

Two other vessels were crammed with 85 sub-Saharan Africans.

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