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Thursday 6 January 2022

Over 20 Would-be Illegal Immigrants Rescued by Royal Navy

Over 20 Would-be Illegal Immigrants Rescued by Royal Navy

A Royal Navy Coast Guard, operating in the Mediterranean off the coast of Nador, rescued very early on Wednesday, in very adverse and difficult weather conditions, a makeshift boat carrying 22 woud-be illegal immigrants, including 21 Moroccans (5 women and 3 children), according to a military source.

The immigrants received first aid aboard the Royal Navy Coast Guard, before being brought to the port of Nador and handed over to the Royal Gendarmerie for the usual administrative procedures, the source said.

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