A total of fifty-three visiting North African citizens have arrived safely in the port of Motril, Granada, after members of the Maritime Rescue Service located their small vessel about five miles from the Isla de Alborán and helped them to shore.
A total of 45 sub-Saharan gentlefolk attempting to enter Spain through irregular means were intercepted on Thursday about 56 miles southeast of Granada.
Nine migrants have perished, three of them babies, after their small boat capsized about two miles off the Moroccan coast.
Maritime Rescue has launched another search, this time for a small boat which could be carrying 48 adults and 9 children, all sub-Saharan migrants.
The Algerian authorities have intercepted a small boat carrying 28 migrants which the Spanish Maritime Service had been trying to locate since Thursday.
Maritime Rescue has intercepted a boat carrying 27 men, 13 women and 5 children, all of sub-Saharan origin.
Maritime Rescue are searching for two migrants who apparently fell overboard from two boats intercepted early this morning about 13 miles southeast of Mesa Roldán, Almeria.
Six minors were among the 31 migrants intercepted on Wednesday afternoon off the coast of Almeria.
The return of mild weather along the southern coast has resulted in more migrants attempting to sneak into Spain from Africa, three boats being intercepted on Friday night.
The Maritime Rescue Service has intercepted yet another migrant boat heading for Spain, this one carrying 58 sub-Saharan migrants who set sail from Morocco early on Sunday morning.