The number of rescued migrants this Thursday in the waters of the Canary Islands it rises to 499, among them 31 minors and seven womenafter a seventh canoe occupied by 156 people that was accompanied last night to the Granadilla dock (Tenerife) by the Salvamar Alpheratz, according to Salvamento Marítimo.
The seventh boat with migrants helped this Thursday in Canary Islands waters was a cayuco in which 123 adult men, four women and 29 minors were traveling, all of sub-Saharan origin.
Of his presence, 15 kilometers south of Punta RascaThe Civil Guard alerted at 6:10 p.m. and the Salvamar Alpheratz set out to meet it, whose crew accompanied the canoe to the Granadilla de Abona dock, where it disembarked its occupants around 9:00 p.m.
With this canoe, rescue and emergency resources rescued 499 migrants in the waters of the Canary Islands this Thursday, 31 of them minors and seven women, who were traveling aboard seven precarious boats near El Hierro (2), La Gomera, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Gran Canaria (2).
It is estimated that the Salvamar Macondo will arrive on this last island, around 9:30 a.m. this Friday, with a new group of migrants, specifically 43 people of sub-Saharan origin, including six women and a minor, who were traveling in a detected inflatable. 159.3 kilometers south of Arguineguín, the dock where its occupants will disembark.