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Bodies of 18 illegal migrants found in the Mediterranean in a week

Moroccan authorities announced that over the past week, the bodies of 18 illegal migrants, mostly Africans, have been found in the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

The official Moroccan agency MAP, based on military sources, said that coast guard forces serving in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean helped a total of 203 illegal migrants between May 2 and 8.

According to the report, most of the illegal migrants, including women and children, are citizens of African countries. The news indicates that in addition to boats and various vehicles, some people traveled by swimming.

Within a week, Coast Guard brigades reached the bodies of 18 illegal migrants.

The Moroccan authorities have announced that in the first 3 months of 2022, 14,746 illegal migrants have blocked attempts to cross the border to Europe, especially to Spain.

In a joint written statement dated 6 May, the Moroccan and Spanish authorities announced that the administrations of Rabat and Madrid had decided to strengthen cooperation in combating migrant smuggling networks.

. only a part of the news in a short form, . . (HAS) of AA.

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