Four illegal immigrants arrested

Four African migrants have been rescued and subsequently arrested as they tried to get to the enclave of Cueta in a small, inflatable toy boat. Two of the occupants tried to swim ashore after falling in the water.

Two men in a toy boat

Two North Africans have been rescued this morning from their inflatable toy boat which was drifting aimlessly. The two, who had inadvertently forgotten to take any documentation with them, were in good health and did not require medical assistance.

Five men in a toy boat

During the early hours of this morning, at 05:10 to be precise, the Sistema Integral de Vigilancia Exterior (SIVE) detected a small inflatable toy boat about 2.5 miles off Tarifa. On board were five Moroccans.