Melilla: 800 repelled from Melilla border

Photo of an earlier, successful attempt in February 2014.

MADRID, DECEMBER 15 – A mass ‘assault’ on the border fences of Melilla by 800 would-be immigrants invaders was repelled at dawn today by Guardia Civil agents and Moroccan security officials, security sources at the Spanish enclave in Morocco said in a statement.

A first group of some 400 migrants invaders, at around 3 am, tried to climb the double border fence in the area of Barrio Chino but was stopped by border police.

A second group of some 200 sub-Saharan migrants invaders tried to cross the border in the area of Ferhana, followed by a third group of 200 others who, at 3.45 am, tried to jump the metal barriers in the Beni-Enzar area.

Heavy security, aided by a helicopter, prevented the migrants invaders from climbing into Spanish territory.

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  • Just a thought

    Porous Borders

    When cell membranes become porous, cells die. Same with nations. A nation without control of who gets in and out, can’t survive long.

  • Icebow

    Looks like something out of Lord of the Rings.

    • Frau Katze

      It’s scary looking.

  • Brett_McS

    World War Z. (not that I’ve seen the film)

  • Ed

    That photo is witness to “peak energy.”
    Were they to land on Spanish soil, they would once again become listless and go on welfare.

  • Clausewitz

    Two words……… “Electrified fence”. That is all.