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Moroccan navy rescues 23 migrants off Atlantic coast

By Xinhua

RABAT, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) — The Moroccan navy rescued 23 migrants from a boat off the Atlantic coast near the port of Tan-Tan on Monday, the official MAP news agency reported, citing a statement from the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces. The navy unit in charge of coastal surveillance intercepted the boat heading to the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago off the coast of northwestern Africa, the statement said. The migrants, who were from sub-Saharan Africa, were handed over to the Royal Gendarmerie for processing after receiving medical care, it added. Enditem

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