June 18, 2021

67 immigrants rescued in Alboran Sea arrive in Motril

The 67 people, including fourteen women and two young children, rescued this afternoon by Maritime Rescue in the vicinity of the island of Alborán, have arrived in good condition at the port of Motril (Granada) after 23.30 hours.

Immigrants have arrived aboard the Salvamar Gienah boat and after disembarking at the port of Motril they have been attended by Red Cross volunteers, who have given them first medical and nutritional care and all of them are in good physical condition; therefore they have not required any special attention, they have indicated to Efe sources of the humanitarian Organization.

After this first attention, immigrants have been placed at the disposal of the National Police in the reception center available to this body in the port dock.

Maritime Rescue troops rescued 67 people of sub-Saharan origin this afternoon in the Alboran Sea, who were sailing in a patera that had left early in the morning from northern Morocco

According to Efe sources of Maritime Rescue, a search device was activated this afternoon after an NGO was notified of the departure of a boat from a beach located in northern Morocco. The patera was located near the island of Alborán initially by the plane Sasemar 101 and later rescued by the Salvamar Gienah This is the second patera moved today to the port of Madrid after the first hour of this morning was rescued another occupied by seven Maghreb, including two minors.


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