Video: Dozens Of African Migrants Trapped For Hours On Spanish Border Fence


Several migrants are hospitalized after becoming stuck while attempting to jump a six-metre fence into Spanish territory.

Dozens of migrants were left stranded on a border fence for nine hours after becoming stuck while attempting to cross into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.

According to the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa attempted to jump the six-metre fence separating Morocco and the autonomous city in northern Africa on Saturday.





Dozens were left stranded on a fence on the border of the Spanish enclave Ceuta
Image Caption:Dozens were stranded on a fence on the border of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta

At least 50 were left stranded at the top for hours in the blazing sun, before being lowered to the ground by authorities.

Dozens were left stranded on a fence on the border of the Spanish enclave Ceuta
Image Caption:The migrants spent nine hours stuck on top of the six-metre fence






Several had to be take to hospital with minor injuries.

Dozens were left stranded on a fence on the border of the Spanish enclave Ceuta Pic: @M_ALI_LEMAGUE
Image Caption:Dozens were left stranded on a fence on the border of the Spanish enclave Ceuta Pic: @M_ALI_LEMAGUE

It is thought to be the first mass attempt to cross the border into Ceuta since 4 June, when around 150 migrants tried to break through the northern border in Benzu.


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