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Refugee boat discovered
On Monday, the crew on board the lifeboat Menkalinan discovered a refugee boat with 95 people, including a minor, on board, about five nautical miles from Gran Canaria.


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17.10.2017 - The refugees were taken aboard the lifeboat, and their small wooden patera was towed.  In the afternoon they arrived at the port of Arguineguín.  The refugees said that they had been at sea for six days.

 



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