MAP - Wednesday, May 20th 2020

Illegal Immigration: 25 Sub-Saharan Would-be Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Dakhla

Dakhla - Twenty-five Sub-Saharan and a Moroccan would-be illegal immigrants were arrested Tuesday by the Royal Navy at the fishing village 'Lassarga', south of the city of Dakhla, according to a security source. These individuals, who were heading for the Canary Islands, were arrested aboard a small fishing boat, the source added. They were transferred to the Dakhla's reception center as part of the measures provided for by the state of health emergency, while an investigation was opened.