Fifteen cayucos arrive within the Canary Islands within the final hours with greater than 800 migrants | EUROtoday

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Maritime Rescue has intercepted throughout the evening and early morning of this Sunday 4 boats carrying 182 individuals -one is ready for the rely on land- after they have been crusing in direction of the islands of Gran Canaria y The ironwhereas one fifth boat has arrived by his personal means to Fuerteventura with 53 individuals, based on sources from the general public physique, the Red Cross and Cecoes 1-1-2.

These arrivals of 5 boats are added to others ten irregular vessels {that a} complete of 625 migrants.

Early morning operations

The first rescue operation started round 2:40 a.m., when the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Las Palmas obtained a discover from the Civil Guard reporting a canoe crusing 9 miles from Arguineguin.

Around 3:30 a.m., the salvamar 'Macondo' He sighted the vessel and proceeded to escort it to port. There have been 37 sub-Saharan males on board who have been in good well being, so no transfers have been made to well being facilities.

At 05:40 hours, Salvamento Marítimo obtained a warning from a sailboat after recognizing a canoe drifting 74 miles south of El Hierro. The Rescue Center in Tenerife mobilized the ocean guard 'Talia', which was greater than three hours away of the given place, the time during which the sailboat stays near the canoe that it had sighted.

At round 9:40 a.m., the crew of the sea ​​guard 'Talia' He started the strategy maneuver and rescued the 55 sub-Saharan individuals who have been on board, all of them males. At the second she is taking them to the La Restinga dock, with a scheduled arrival round 2:00 p.m.

At round 06:15 hours, the ocean guard 'Talia' knowledgeable the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Tenerife of a suspicious echo 4 miles from La Restinga, in order that they mobilized to the Salvamar 'Adhara', primarily based in El Hierro, which at round 07:00 hours reported that it was subsequent to a canoe and proceeded to escort it to port with 90 sub-Saharan individuals, together with two kids.

Shortly earlier than 08:30 a.m., a discover was obtained from the Civil Guard reporting one other cayuco 8 miles south of La Restinga. The Maritime Rescue Center mobilized the 'Adhara' rescue boat, which sighted it round 09:00 hours and proceeded to accompany it to port, the place a rely of the individuals on board can be made.

Yesterday, Saturday, at 9:00 p.m., the Civil Guard notified Maritime Rescue of the presence of a canoe 12 miles south of Gran Canaria. The Rescue Center in Las Palmas mobilized the salvamar 'Macondo', who at round 9:40 p.m. noticed the boat and proceeded to escort it to Arguineguín. There have been 54 individuals of sub-Saharan origin on board, all males, together with 3 minors.

In the afternoon, round 6:40 p.m., a brand new alert from the Civil Guard reported a canoe crusing 14 miles south of Arguineguín. Once the ocean rescuer 'Macondo' was mobilized, it situated the canoe round 7:35 p.m. and escorted it to port with 91 sub-Saharan individuals on board. After being assisted by SUC well being personnel, volunteers from the Red Cross and Primary Care, three transfers have been made to well being facilities for various pathologies.

Together these two, yesterday Saturday they arrived within the Canary Islands ten irregular boats with a complete of 625 migrants. Specifically, they reached the islands of El Hierro, La Gomera, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, three of them by their very own means.