Illegal immigrants intercepted off Carboneras

The Marine Rescue service yesterday intercepted two boats carrying a total of 27 illegal immigrants. The boats were about five miles off Carboneras, opposite Cabo de Gata. All the immigrants were said to be in good health.

And still they come

Two boats carrying illegal immigrants were spotted yesterday off Cabo de Gata, one of them being intercepted by the Marine Rescue Service.

20 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo de Gata

An open boat carrying twenty illegal immigrants was intercepted yesterday by the Marine Rescue Service off Cabo de Gato, Almería, and the occupants were escorted to Almería port for processing.

The Junta assumes guardianship

The Junta de Andalucía has assumed the guardianship of ten children aged between 15 years and 17 years who were amongst 128 North Africans who arrived off the coast of Cabo de Gata, Almería, in the past 48 hours.

Rescued from sinking boat

Guardia Civil officers this afternoon rescued four Algerians from their half submerged boat about 39 miles southeast of Cabo de Gata, Almería.

Search for rudderless drifters

Maritime Rescue and Guardia Civil patrols are searching the area around Cabo de Gata for a boat carrying a number of illegal immigrants after one of the passengers phoned to say they were rudderless and drifting.

More new arrivals

Three boats, carrying a total of 37 people, were interecepted off the coast of Andalucía yesterday.