The Government of Ceuta estimates that there are about 3,000 immigrants left "wandering" on the streets

In the worst moments of the mass arrival, up to 90 people per minute were able to enter Ceuta

A group of people take a boat from the Moroccan authorities on the beach in the town of Fnideq (Castillejos) to cross the breakwaters of Ceuta.

The Government of the Autonomous City of Ceuta has assured this Friday that it estimates that there are still some 3,000 people “wandering” through the streets, among them many minors, of the more than 10,000 who entered the city illegally through the border crossing with Morocco on the days of May 17 and 18.

In statements to journalists, the First Vice President of the Ceut Government, Mabel gave (PP), has pointed out that the local government has not yet received “officially” the total number of immigrants who were able to access the city during those two avalanches.

Mabel Deu has detailed that the Civil Guard “has told us that they could enter up to 90 people per minute in the worst moments of the massive entry “of the migratory crisis produced on Monday and Tuesday of that week.

The Ceut government has indicated that they are working to enable new warehouses in the Tarajal industrial estate to house immigrants who still remain on the streets so that they have “worthy attention”.

Mabel Deu has also stated that there are currently some 1,160 minors who are sheltered in Tarajal itself, in the temporary shelter in Piniers and in the Santa Amelia sports center.

In this sense, it has specified that some 20 daily tests to determine age of many of the young people who entered through the border spigot claiming that they are minors, but the technicians as well as the health workers doubt their version.

The vice president thanked the collaboration of the Armed Forces “for the help in enabling the spaces designed” to enable minors.

Six minors climb to the roof of the ship to escape and must be rescued

A group of six Moroccan minors has climbed this afternoon to the top of one of the Tarajal ships, where they remain in Ceuta, with the intention of escaping from the place, having to be rescued by the police and the intervention of the firefighters.

According to police sources have informed Efe, the situation occurred this afternoon when the group of minors climbed onto the roof of the ship, located about ten meters high, with the intention of fleeing the place.

The minors managed to access the roof despite the adverse weather conditions Due to the rain, which could cause some fall, as has already happened on two other occasions since this industrial warehouse was enabled to accommodate Moroccan minors.

The National Police had to displace a special device in the area, counting on the collaboration of the firefighters to be able to rescue the minors, who refused to give up their attitude and indicated that they only wanted to leave.

The minors were finally rescued and returned to the Tarajal ship.

Police sources have indicated that these escape attempts are already taking place frequently, especially in a group of minors who do not want to be in that place and who intend to flee to the peninsula or return to their country.


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