Spanish enclave seen as gateway to Europe

Migrants reaching Melilla in Morocco by climbing over huge fences, hoping to go on to Europe.

    The Spanish enclave of Melilla, in Morocco, is also described as a major gateway for migrants. Of late, large numbers of people have been trying to climb huge fences to enter Melilla, hoping they will then be able to go on to Europe.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Melilla.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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