African migrants storm edge into Spain’s Melilla
The boundary fence has been scaled by over 200 African migrants in to the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
It had been the largest attack on the edge in significantly more than ten years.
The migrants, many from Guinea and Cameroon, went through the Melilla roads after which makes it onto European soil in the first hours of February 28.
They went for the overcrowded migrant reception centre in celebratory mood.
The most recent incursion at Melilla provides the amount of migrants who’ve successfully scaled the wall to nearly 600 to date this season.
The Spanish areas of Ceuta and Melilla in Northern Morocco supply the only land boundaries between the EU and Africa.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has appealed for aid from Europe to cope with illegal immigration.
He says Brussels must step-up support for countries like Spain which have place about the EU’s edges.