#AceNewsReport – Feb.17: An emergency team in Ceuta is assisting more than 300 migrants who crossed the fence surrounding Spain’s enclave in North Africa early Friday, a spokesman for the local Red Cross said. -AP
Migrants rest after storming a fence to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spain, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
The Spanish civil guard-or paramilitary police-told AFP that “Almost 500 migrants smash border fence into the Spanish North African territory and that some had been injured.
Three officers were hurt while trying to keep the migrants back, a civil guard spoeksman said. Footage shot by the local Faro de Ceuta television showed dozens of euphoric migrants wandering the streets of the seaside enclave, ecstatic to have finally crossed into a European Union state. “I love you Mamma, long live Spain,” shouted one young African draped in a blue EU flag. “Libertad, libertad” (freedom), shouted…
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