- Title: Spanish Coast Guard transports 33 migrants to Melilla
- Date: 28th December 2019
- Summary: MELILLA, SPAIN (DECEMBER 28, 2019) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF SPANISH COAST GUARD VESSEL CARRYING RESCUED MIGRANTS INTO PORT OF MELILLA / MIGRANTS WAVING VARIOUS OF VESSEL DOCKING AT PORT MIGRANTS STANDING UP / POLICE OFFICER CARRYING BABY OUT FROM VESSEL LIFE VESTS PILED ON GROUND EMERGENCY SERVICE WORKERS HELPING INJURED MIGRANT TO DISEMBARK VESSEL WOMEN AND BABY DRAPED IN HEAT BLANKETS SITTING VARIOUS OF RED CROSS MEMBERS ATTENDING MIGRANTS WITH HEAT BLANKETS / MIGRANTS SITTING ON DOCK WITH HEAT BLANKETS MIGRANT WOMAN BEING PUSHED ON WHEEL CHAIR TOWARDS AMBULANCE MIGRANTS SEATED ON DOCK DRAPED IN HEAT BLANKETS RED CROSS MEMBER ATTENDING MIGRANTS MIGRANTS EATING ON DOCK EMERGENCY SERVICE WORKERS ATTENDING TO MIGRANTS / JOURNALISTS FILMING MIGRANTS MIGRANT BOY EATING RED CROSS MEMBERS PUSHING MIGRANT ON WHEEL CHAIR MIGRANT SITTING AND DRINKING WATER VARIOUS OF MIGRANT BABY EATING / RED CROSS WORKER HELPING MIGRANTS MIGRANTS SEATED / PILE OF LIFE VESTS RED CROSS MEMBERS GIVING MEDICAL ATTENTION TO MIGRANTS
- Embargoed: 11th January 2020 19:12
- Keywords: African migrants Chafarinas islands Europe Mediterranean Sea Melilla North Africa Spain Spanish Coast Guard
- Location: MELILLA, SPAIN
- City: MELILLA, SPAIN
- Country: Spain
- Topics: Asylum/Immigration/Refugees,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA001BBW1Z5Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:A Spanish coast guard vessel carrying 33 migrants, which included six minors and 26 women, arrived at the port of Melilla, the Spanish enclave in North Africa, on Saturday (December 28).
Spanish coast guard said the migrants are part of a group of 57 people who reached the Chafarinas Islands early on Saturday.
The 31 migrants left on the islands, all men, will be transferred to Melilla on Sunday (December 29), the Spanish Coast Guard said.
The migrants were from sub-Saharan Africa but their nationalities were not specified.
(Production: Jesus Blasco, Miguel Gutierrez, Michael Fiorentino)
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