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    Senior Member JohnDoe2's Avatar
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    700 Illegal Aliens Rush Border, 140 Breach It

    700 Migrants Rush at Spainís Border, 140 Breach It

    10:08 AM ET

    (MADRID) ó Around 700 African migrants charged Spainís barbed-wire border fences Thursday in the countryís North African enclave of Melilla, clashing with Spanish and Moroccan border police.

    Spain said 140 of the migrants managed to enter Spanish territory despite the efforts of the border police.

    It was the latest surge in the tide of African immigrants trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe. Spainís two North African enclaves of Melilla and Ceuta are particularly vulnerable and have had repeated attacks by hundreds of immigrants this spring.

    The migrants on Thursday rushed the fences in two waves, with 500 arriving in the early hours and another 200 four hours later.

    By afternoon, more than 150 people remained perched on an outside border fence, fending off police by setting fire to clothing and throwing it at them, Spain said. Some even swung batons wrenched away from officers.

    Police used pepper spray to try and force migrants down from the 20-foot (6-meter) high fence, but some climbed onto the lamp posts used to illuminate the border.

    The Interior Ministry statement said some migrants were treated by Red Cross staff and five were taken to the hospital. It later said 12 police were injured.

    The new arrivals to Spain made their way, some hobbling, to the regionís temporary immigrant center, which now contains more than 1,900 immigrants, the statement said, adding this meant the facility was ďabove its maximum capacity.Ē

    The European Unionís southern countries ó France, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain ó are unhappy about bearing the costs of border enforcement.

    Spain and Morocco stepped up border vigilance in February when 15 migrants drowned trying to enter Ceuta.

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    The fruits of the UN Agenda 21 policy on "migration" to "rich" Western countries.

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