Morocco has repelled a new massive attempt to force more than a hundred immigrants into Ceuta, requiring the reinforcement of Civil Guard agents both in Benzú and in Tarajal, given the possibility that the Moroccan forces could be overwhelmed.
Sources from the Government Delegation have reported that the city of Ceuta has experienced one of the nights of greatest migratory pressure this summer, as illegal entry attempts have occurred both by land and by sea.
It was the civil Guard which alerted the authorities moroccan after spotting with the thermal cameras around a hundred sub-Saharan immigrants descending the mountain known as Dead Woman to try to carry out the assault in the Beliones area.
Quickly, the Moroccan forces activated the service stopping the attempted assault, managing to stop the immigrants before they managed to get close. up to the area of the Benzú jetty, which a few did manage to reach and, in the presence of the Moroccan authorities, deviated from the route to reach the beach. Once there, however, they were intercepted by Moroccan agents.
That was not the only attempt of the night, as there was also another massive attempt at illegal entry by sea, by the border area of Tarajal.
On this occasion, again the agents of the Moroccan Gendarmerie, warned by the Civil Guard, they prevented nearly a hundred Moroccans from jumping into the water to try to skirt the Tarajal breakwater, as another group, this smaller one, already tried during the early hours of last Saturday, and which was also repelled for Morocco.
During that action, action had to be taken, both by the Civil Guard and by Moroccan agents, to prevent fifty immigrants, some swimming and others divided into three raftsmanaged to reach the coast of Ceuta.
“Lack of protection” of Ceuta and Melilla
Miguel Tellado Filgueira recently denounced the «deprotection» suffered by Ceuta and Melilla with the coalition government of PSOE and United We Can, after stating that “we have the feeling that this defense of our territorial integrity has been lost with the government of Pedro Sánchez.”
«The current Executive The national government has abandoned the defense of the interests of Ceuta and we are seeing how in the face of Morocco, nobody, from the Government of Spain, is defending the interests of our autonomous cities.
The popular senator as a result of the events of the fence on June 24 in which dozens of migrants died on the Moroccan side and more than 300 policemen and civil guards from both countries were injured, stressed that Melilla «It is a place where there is a problem that the Government ignores, that it does not want to know about because, of course, the Executive It has been disregarded over time from our autonomous cities ».