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Migrants force entry into Spain’s Melilla Enclave

About 100 migrants tried to storm the barbed wire fence at dawn but Spanish and Moroccan security force prevent from entering.

Madrid: Fifty-two African migrants forced their way into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco on Sunday by climbing over a towering border fence, Spanish authorities said.

About 100 migrants tried to storm the barbed wire fence at dawn but Spanish and Moroccan security force prevented “around half” from entering Melilla, Spain Interior Ministry in Melilla said in a statement.

One migrant was taken to a medical centre to treat cuts he suffered scaling the fence while four Spanish police officers sustained bruises, it added.

Police arrested one of the migrants for assaulting an officer. Video images published by local newspaper El Faro de Ceuta showed sweaters and jackets stuck to the razor wire that tops the border fence, left behind by the migrants.

 

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