21 migrants rescued off Motril

The merchant ship ‘Mermaid’ came to the rescue of 21 North African migrants whose small, flimsy craft was having difficulty staying afloat.

Missing Antequera woman located near Motril

Guardia Civil officers in Motril have located a woman reported missing in Antequera several weeks ago. She was found wandering along the side of the road between Motril and Salobreña.

Four illegal immigrants transferred to hospital

Four of the fifty-seven sub-Saharans intercepted near the isla de Alborán yesterday were transferred to hospital upon arrival in Motril. Two pregnant women were taken to hospital for routine medical cecks and two men required treatment for injuries to their legs.

Baby injured after falling from balcony

A 17 month old girl is in a serious condition in Intensive Care after falling four metres from the first floor balcony of a municipal building in Motril, Granada province.

Undocumented travellers arrive in Motril

Fifty-one undocumented travellers of sub-Saharan origin, including six women and two babies, were intercepted and ‘rescued’ on Saturday near the isla de Alborán.

10 immigrants arrive in Melilla in small motor boat

Ten illegal immigrants, including a young girl, arrived in the port of Melilla last night after making the journey in a small motor boat. All were in good health and are now staying at the Temporary Detention Centre.

41 minors on board immigrant boat

The Guardia Civil and Marine Rescue intercepted a boat carrying 56 passengers who were exploring alternative means of entering the country, presumably in order to avoid the long queues at immigration control.