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Nouadhibou: 86 Illegal Migrants Arrested

Nouakchott,  10/10/2021
On 8 October, a total of 86 illegal immigrants, who were on their way to the Canary Islands, were arrested off the coast of Nouadhibou.

A security source told the Mauritanian news agency that the group was arrested after their boat was intercepted, coming from Senegal, by elements of the Mauritanian coast guard off the coast near Nouadhibou.

The boat was on its way to the Canary Islands. All members of the group are Senegalese, according to the same source.

The illegal migrants will be taken to Nouakchott, while awaiting repatriation to their country of origin, following the usual procedures.
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