Entertainment Canaries. A baby found dead among a group of nearly 300 seaside migrants

00:30  03 december  2021
00:30  03 december  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Spanish coastguards made a macabre discovered Thursday, December 2nd. The body of a baby was found dead among a group of 300 migrants who were trying to reach the Canaries.

a baby was found dead among a group of nearly 300 migrants rescued by Spanish coastguards while trying to reach the Canary Islands from the coast of Africa, announced Thursday services. 'emergency.

"In recent hours, coastguards took charge of 283 people from sub-Saharan Africa traveling aboard five pneumatic boats to Fuerteventura" , one of the islands of the archipelago, has indicated relief on Twitter.

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The group consisted of 68 women and seven minors, one, one, "a baby" , did not survive the trip, they said. The others are "all in good health", with the exception of a woman who needed medical assistance, continues the tweet.

A particularly dangerous route

Spain is one of the main gates of entry of illegal migrants in Europe. Since January, 36,379 has arrived on the Spanish coast, 511 more than over the same period in 2020, according to the Spanish Ministry of the Interior.

The road to the Canary Islands is particularly dangerous, because of the presence of strong currents, facing the boats, generally small and overloaded with people not always knowing swimming, are poor.

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 900 people have died since the beginning of the year trying to reach the coast of this archipelago located off West Africa.

in Greece, at least 27 dead in the sinking of two migrants .
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