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Migrants storm fence of Spanish African enclave

DESPERATE CROSSING:African migrants regularly launch attacks on police guarding Spain’s two African territories before trying to cross the fences into the EU

AFP, MADRID

Spanish authorities last year put barbed wire on top of the barrier at Melilla as a deterrent, drawing criticism from rights groups.

Depending on treaties between Spain and the country of origin of each immigrant who makes it into Melilla, some are repatriated and others are allowed into Spain.

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