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Hundreds of migrants cross into Spain’s Ceuta in 2nd wave in 3 days

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More than 300 African migrants jumped the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Monday morning, the second mass push since Friday, the emergency services said.

Eleven people were hospitalized after the jump over the 6-meter, barbed-wire fencing surrounding the North African enclave, the Red Cross said.

On Friday, about 500 migrants crossed the same fenced border, often used as an entry point into Europe for African migrants who attempt to climb it or swim around it along the coast.

More than 1,100 migrants attempted to cross into Ceuta in January, but most were turned back.

Reuters

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