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Ceuta: the shocking images of the massive arrival of immigrants to the Spanish enclave


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A medical assistant treating a migrant in the Ceuta area on May 18, 2021.

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More than 8,000 immigrants from Morocco entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta this Monday, unleashing an unprecedented migration crisis.

The Spanish enclave of Ceuta, in North Africa, is experiencing an unprecedented migration crisis.

According to the Spanish authorities, more than 8,000 immigrants entered the territory this Monday, a record number.

That same day, Spain decided to send tanks and numerous military personnel to try to contain the arrival of hundreds of people trying to enter from neighboring Morocco.

The president of the Spanish government, Pedro Sánchez, assured this Tuesday that 4,800 immigrants have already been expelled to the African country.


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