133 Senegalese migrants rescued offshore

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The Royal Moroccan Navy announces that it rescued, on Wednesday, 76 Senegalese migrants trying to go to Spain aboard a canoe, adding to the 57 others intercepted in the same conditions a week earlier off the coast of Morocco, learned APS from diplomatic source.

The two canoes which transported these 133 candidates for emigration came respectively from Mbour (76) and Dakar (57), detailed the source.

She reports that two women and seven minors are among the passengers of the canoe that left Mbour, in the region of Thiès (west).

Twelve migrants who arrived injured or sick during the journey were hospitalized at the hospital center in Dakhla, a town in southern Morocco.

The Consulate General of Senegal in Dakhla declared that it had taken appropriate measures to provide assistance to these Senegalese citizens who will be repatriated as soon as possible.

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