MAP - Tuesday, August 6th 2019

Royal Navy Rescues in Mediterranean 424 Would-be Immigrants, Mostly Sub-Saharans





Rabat - The Coast guards of the royal navy rescued, on Monday in the Mediterranean, 424 candidates for illegal immigration, mostly sub-Saharans, said a military source.

These people, including 53 women and 16 minors, were facing difficulties onboard several inflatable boats, the same source added.

The rescued people, some of whom were in poor health state, received the necessary medical attention onboard the coast guards and were brought safe and sound to the different Moroccan northern ports.