300 migrants rescued off Spain during Christmas period
Around 100 migrants were rescued off the coast of Spain on Dec. 26, adding to around another 200 plucked off makeshift boats on Christmas Day, said by Spain’s maritime rescue service.
More than half of them were found off the Costa Blanca on Spain’s south-eastern coast.
There was no immediate information on the nationalities of those rescued.
Some 200 others were rescued on Christmas Day in a number of separate operations off the coast of Spain and Morocco.