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Over 150 migrants storm through Spain's enclave fence

Reuters CEUTA, SPAIN Aug 30, 2019, 05.45 PM (IST)

More than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta early on Friday and at least six Spanish police officers suffered minor injuries as they tried to stop them, a government spokesman in the city said. The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on Morocco's northern coast are a magnet for illegal African migrants trying to reach Europe in search of a better life. The enclaves are surrounded by a 6-meter-high fence topped with razor wire.