December 19 According to Moroccan media reports on the 19th, the Coast Guard attached to the Moroccan Navy intercepted 127 stowaways in the Mediterranean Sea on the same day.
The official Moroccan news agency quoted military sources as reporting that the Moroccan Coast Guard intercepted a number of rubber boats in the Mediterranean Sea, and most of the 127 stowaways on board came from sub-Saharan countries.
It is reported that the Coast Guard has provided necessary rescue to some of the people in poor health, who have been sent to northern Moroccan ports.
Morocco and Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar, the ferry between the two places is about 40 minutes.
Traveling from Morocco to Spain is one of the main routes for illegal immigrants to Europe.