Rescued 19 people after shipwreck near the island of Alborán

Effective Maritime Rescue and Maritime Service of the Civil Guard have moved this morning at the port of Motril (Granada) to nineteen people, among them four wh

Rescued 19 people after shipwreck near the island of Alborán

Effective Maritime Rescue and Maritime Service of the Civil Guard have moved this morning at the port of Motril (Granada) to nineteen people, among them four who managed to reach the island of Alborán after, supposedly, shipwrecked the boat in which They were in an area near the island.

All are males, of Moroccan origin, with the exception of one that is Spanish, and, among them, there could be a minor - oseometric evidence will be carried out.

The boat of Maritime Salvage "Salvamar Gieah" moved to Alborán after having knowledge by members of the detachment of the Navy on the island of Alboran that four people had managed to reach a swim after which, supposedly, their boat would have shipped in nearby.

The four, three of them Moroccans and a Spanish, were taken care of at the detachment until Maritime Salvage arrived to move them to the Motryman Puerto.

On the journey, already about 22 miles south of Motril, they located a boat of about three meters in length that was occupied by 15 people.

The 19 have come after 2 hours of this Wednesday to the port of Motril and, as confirmed Red Cross to EFE, all are in good condition and none of them has requested any special attention.

As established by the Protocol, they will be submitted to Tests of the COVID-19 and, subsequently, 18 of them will be made available to the National Police at the Host Center available in the Dársena Motrylaña, while Spanish will be available to The Civil Guard until its situation is determined.

This is the second shipment that has been taken to the port of Motril in recent hours after yesterday afternoon also the maritime service of the Civil Guard intercepted three people who were on a watermark in the vicinity of Salobreña (Granada ).

Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 10:27

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