IMMIGRATION

The Concepción Arenal maritime guard intercepted it and transported the occupants to the Arguineguín dock.

The crew of the Concepción Arenal maritime guard transported the migrants to the Arguineguín dock RESCUE

Laura Bautista

The palm trees of Gran Canaria

16/12/2023

Updated at 11:47 a.m.

This Saturday morning, Maritime Rescue rescued a canoe with a few 50 sub-Saharan migrants when he was in the waters near Amadores beach (Gran Canaria).

It was the Guardamar Concepción Arenal that intercepted the irregular vessel and transported its occupants to the Arguineguín dock, after locating them near the tourist beach, in the municipality of Mogán, in the southwest of the island .

The rescue operation was coordinated and controlled by the Las Palmas Rescue Coordination Center.

At the Arguineguín dock, they were treated by the health system, made up of the Red Cross and the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC), which took charge of caring for the migrants.