1,000 Migrants Repelled from Spain

“Over 1,000 migrants repelled from Spain-Morocco border,” from AFP (reposted by Yahoo News):

Security forces drove back 1,000 African migrants who tried to scramble over a border fence from Morocco into the Spanish territory of Melilla on Saturday, officials said.

The crowd charged around dawn in the latest in a string of desperate attempts to breach the fence, one of Europe’s two land borders with Africa.

Hundreds of migrants have scrambled across in recent months, but this time Spanish authorities said that dense anti-climb fencing recently installed on the border helped stop them…

 

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