Amazed fishermen are filming 16 & # 39; illegal migrants & # 39; who leave their boat on the coast of Ibiza
Bewildered fishing films 16 "illegal migrants" leave their boat on the coast of Ibiza before climbing a cliff while Spain continues to see the influx of arrivals from North Africa
- 51 undocumented migrants tried to land during the weekend near Ibiza airport
- The 16 registered migrants are probably from Algeria in Africa
- Spanish authorities have arrested 51 of this landings and are now processing it
- The police have no reason to believe that children were on board
This is the time when a Spanish fisherman films 16 alleged undocumented migrants who leave their boat on the coast of Ibiza and climb a cliff.
The incident, filmed by fisherman Felipe Roig Jones and shared on social media, took place on Saturday morning in Sol d & # 39; and Serra in the municipality of Sant Josep, close to the airport in Ibiza in the eastern Spanish region of the Balearic Islands.
The images show 16 migrants, allegedly sailed from the North African country of Algeria, arriving in Ibiza with a small ship.
No minors were believed on board the small ships. Another boat arrived on Sunday and brought the total number of migrants arrested to 51 in the weekend
The 16 migrants, reportedly from Algeria, climbed the cliff at Sol d & # 39; and Serra in the municipality of Sant Josep, close to the airport in Ibiza. All 16 were arrested by the police according to reports
Reports said that all 16 were arrested by the Spanish police.
Another two boats arrived along the same coastline on Saturday and 27 migrants were arrested, according to local media.
Checks are still ongoing, but it is assumed that there were no minors aboard the boats. A fourth boat arrived in Ibiza on Sunday and the authorities reportedly arrested eight migrants, making it a total of 51 at the weekend.
The images were made by fisherman, Felipe Roig Jones, who later shared them on social media. Another two boats arrived later in the day with 27 arrested migrants
There has been an increase in undocumented migrants trying to land on the coastlines of the Balearic island. At the beginning of August, 63 immigrants were arrested in five boats
A map shows the location of the disembarkation point for migrants close to the airport in Ibiza
The nationality of the immigrants has not been confirmed by the authorities. According to local media, nine boats arrived in the Balearic Islands in August.
At the beginning of the month, 63 undocumented migrants were arrested in five boats that arrived within a few days of each other.
Three boats arrived in Ibiza while the other two were spotted on the island of Formentera.
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