Masses of migrants try in useless to go into the Spanish enclave of Melilla

Round 1,000 migrants have attempted unsuccessfully to climb over the fences setting apart the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco.

The consultant for Spain’s executive in Melilla mentioned Moroccan border guards repelled the tried crossing on Tuesday.

Spanish border guards remained situated at the Ecu Union facet of the frontier, government added.

Migrants attempted to go the border at round 6 am native time “in a coordinated and completely organised means, sooner than dividing into a number of sub-groups,” the Melilla prefecture mentioned in a remark.

The failed try got here lower than per week after an remarkable 3,700 other people attempted to go into town ultimate week in two separate incidents.

A complete of 491 migrants controlled to climb two 6-metre-high fences sooner than any other 380 reached Melilla the day later. Simply 1,092 migrants had controlled to go into Melilla in the entire of 2021.

Other people fleeing violence or poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa once in a while use mass border incursions to take a look at to achieve two Spanish enclaves in northern Africa, Ceuta and Melilla, sooner than proceeding to continental Europe.

The tried crossings come with violent clashes between migrants and border guards.

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