Spain rescues

MADRID | Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved over 440 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa. The service says it pulled 447 people from 15 small boats intercepted by its rescue craft on Saturday. Except for one dinghy carrying 12 people found near the island of Mallorca, … Continue reading MADRID | Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

MADRID | Spain rescues more than 300 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved over 300 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend. The service says it rescued 160 migrants from six boats on Saturday, and another 172 migrants from four boats on Sunday in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain has become a leading entry … Continue reading MADRID | Spain rescues more than 300 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

MADRID  | Spain rescues 123 migrants in the Strait of Gibraltar

MADRID  — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 123 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa. The service says it pulled the migrants from 12 different boats intercepted by rescue craft Sunday morning in the Strait of Gibraltar. The latest arrivals come after Spain rescued nearly 1,000 people attempting the … Continue reading MADRID  | Spain rescues 123 migrants in the Strait of Gibraltar

MADRID | Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly 1,000 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa over the last two days. The service says it pulled 206 people from 10 different boats Saturday morning, after rescuing 774 migrants traveling in 52 boats on Friday. As a … Continue reading MADRID | Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

BERLIN | The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

BERLIN  — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued 366 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend. The service says that its rescue craft has intercepted 73 migrants traveling in four small boats on Sunday, adding to the 293 … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

MADRID  | Spain rescues 476 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

MADRID  — Spain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday that it saved 476 migrants who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from African shores. The migrants were pulled from 15 small boats on Friday and Saturday, officials said. There were no reported casualties. Separately, a Spanish nonprofit dedicated to helping migrants at sea … Continue reading MADRID  | Spain rescues 476 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea