Spain rescues 104 migrants at sea

MADRID, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Spain's Maritime Safety and Rescue Agency (SASEMAR) saved 104 lives, including those of 10 children, on Tuesday when they detected two inflatable dinghies in the Atlantic Ocean attempting to cross from the northwest coast of Africa to the Canary Islands.

One of the dinghies was detected 92 kilometers from the island of Gran Canaria It carried 35 men, nine women and four children, all of whom were of sub-Saharan origin. They were rescued by the Salvamar Macondo patrol boat and arrived in port at around 11 p.m. local time.

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