Some 500 migrants cross border into Spanish enclave of Ceuta

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Published on 17 Feb 2017 View Original

Dozens of migrants, many with wounds from climbing over the 6-metre barbed wire fence, celebrated in the streets with some shouting "freedom"

MADRID, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Around 500 sub-Saharan African migrants crossed the fenced border surrounding Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco early on Friday, emergency services said.

Dozens of migrants, many with wounds from climbing over the 6-metre barbed wire fence, celebrated in the streets in the early hours of the day with some shouting "freedom", TV footage showed.

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