murcia - Approximately 550 migrants have succeeded in entering Spain illegally this weekend. The Spanish news agency Europa Press reported on Sunday that a total of fifty boats from Africa were able to make the crossing to the coastal area of the southern region of Murcia.
The Murcia authorities reported a humanitarian crisis and said that people smugglers had coordinated the crossing with the boats.
In Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in North Africa, a boat with twenty migrants arrived Sunday. Also employees of the Coast Guard at Ceuta took three bodies out of the water of refugees who had drowned.