Monday, 19.11.2018
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Would-be migrants' departure thwarted

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National Police officers based in Mauritania as part of an international cooperation team have intercepted 18 people between the ages of 20 and 30 years who intended to travel to the Canary Islands in a fishing boat. Most of them came from Senegal and one each from Mauritania, Guinea and Bangladesh. The latter, who had a valid residence and work permit issued in Kuwait, came to Mauritania in August and is accused of promoting irregular immigration. The migrants had united in an apartment in Nouadhibou and had been taken there in groups of three to avoid attracting attention.
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