Ceuta: Tear gas used by Spanish police as migrants pushed back from Spanish enclave to Morocco

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Ceuta: Tear gas used by Spanish police as migrants pushed back from Spanish enclave to Morocco” – below is their description.

Migrants continue to attempt to cross into Ceuta from Morocco by sea, as thousands are being sent back through the border gates.

Spanish authorities were also filmed using tear gas as a group of migrants gathered near the border with Morocco.

At least 4,800 Moroccans adults were returned to Morocco, in line with a decades-old agreement between the two countries to expel all those who swim across the border.

Exhausted by either scaling a double-wide border fence or risking their lives by swimming around a breakwater to reach a beach on the European side, many migrants spent the night in overcrowded warehouses under the gaze of Spanish police.

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/05/19/record-number-migrants-continue-pour-ceuta-spain-vows-restore/

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