One of the four immigrants of North African origin who has managed to jump the border fence between Spain and Morocco in Melilla has had to be rescued by the Fire Department and the Civil Guard after being trapped for hours in a drain pipe, when trying to flee from the agents.

Sources from the Government Delegation in Melilla have reported that, after the jump over the fence, which occurred around 9:15 a.m., the four North Africans who entered the city ran down the bed of the Arroyo Mezquita, in one of the whose drain pipes one of them was introduced.


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