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Morocco rescues 72 illegal immigrants in Mediterranean

Morocco rescues 72 illegal immigrants in MediterraneanRabat, Dec 9 (IANS) Morocco's navy coast guards have rescued 72 illegal immigrants in the Mediterranean, the Moroccan Army said.

The rescued included 53 sub-Saharan Africans and 19 Asians, Xinhua quoted the Moroccan Army as saying on Saturday.

The migrants, among them women and children, were brought safely to the port of Nador, the army said.

Morocco has witnessed a significant hike in illegal immigration attempts in 2018.

 

According to the Moroccan Interior Ministry, the authorities have foiled over 76,000 illegal immigration attempts between January and November 2018.

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Morocco rescues 72 illegal immigrants in Mediterranean

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