Seven rescued and two missing from capsized migrant boat

Seven people were rescued early this morning and two others are missing after their dinghy capsized in the Strait of Gibraltar off Tangier in Morocco.

The boat was found at 07:15 and the Maritime Service transferred the seven survivors to the port of Tarifa, Cádiz province. One of the passengers had to be resuscitated on the way. An eight person was picked up by Moroccan Gendarmes near Tangier.

A search has been launched for the missing migrants.

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