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.
At least 14 dead after immigrant boat capsizes
Fourteen passengers are confirmed to have died when a small boat thought to be carrying 71 illegal immigrants sank in the Alborán Sea. Eighteen passengers were rescued but the remainder are still missing.
Search for two missing sailors in the Straits of Gibraltar
A plane, helicopter and the tugboat ‘Luz de mar’ are searching in the Straits of Gibraltar for the two crew members whose boat capsized last night.
Search for missing immigrants
Marine Service and Guardia Civil patrols are continuing an air and sea search for up to twenty illegal immigrants feared missing after their boat began to sink.
Search for missing illegals after boat capsizes
The Maritime Rescue Service is carrying out a search to try and locate as many as twenty illegal immigrants who are unaccounted for after their boat capsized.