Migrants storm Melilla border

In first two months of year 1,141 rossed into Spanish enclave

14 March, 13:07

    MADRID - Four people of sub-Saharan origin were able to storm into the Spanish enclave of Melilla as a group of migrants attempted to illegally cross into Spanish territory last night. The episode occurred in the northern area of the Spanish enclave in Morocco. Nobody was injured and no incidents were registered, according to local police.
    Last January 6, over 300 sub-Saharan migrants were able to cross the double barrier of protection and enter the enclave. A total of 1,141 migrants illegally entered the autonomous city in the first two months of the year, or 115% more than in the same period last year, according to data issued by the Spanish interior ministry.
    Overall, 3,700 migrants entered Spain illegally by land or sea in the first two months of 2018, up 19.5% on the same period in 2017. 

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