Spain res­cues 119 mi­grants

Antelope Valley Press - - SECOND FRONT -

MADRID — Spain on Mon­day res­cued 119 mi­grants from the sea and was look­ing for 67 more be­lieved to have gone miss­ing on a boat while try­ing to reach Euro­pean shores, the coun­try’s mar­itime au­thor­i­ties said on Mon­day.

A spokesman with the Mar­itime Res­cue agency said the search for the miss­ing rub­ber boat in the stretch of Mediter­ranean Sea sep­a­rat­ing Spain from Morocco had been sus­pended for the night and was set to re­sume early Tues­day.

The of­fi­cial, who was not au­tho­rized to be named in me­dia re­ports, said the dinghy was be­lieved to be in Morocco’s res­cue area.

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