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Moroccan Authorities Prevent 300 Sub-Saharan Migrants from Crossing to Ceuta

Moroccan Authorities Prevent 300 Sub-Saharan Migrants from Crossing to Ceuta
EFE/Francisco G. Guerrero

Rabat – Moroccan police have prevented some 300 Sub-Saharan migrants from crossing the Ceuta border, during a mass attempt to reach Spain in the early hours of Tuesday.

According to Ceuta TV, 300 people attempted tp to cross to Ceuta. Their attempt was only a few hundred meters from being successful, but Moroccan forces used horses and dogs to prevent the crossing.

On the other side of the border, Spanish civil guards, national police as well as Red Cross rescuers, were deployed to the prevent the assault, which did not take place eventually.

The Tarajal border crossing was closed for almost an hour before its reopening after the conditions returned to normal.

This is the third consecutive attempt to cross to Ceuta since last Sunday.

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