ORAN- Fifteen illegal emigrants were intercepted early on Monday 4 miles off Cape Falcon, Ain El Turck, the province of Oran (431-km west of Algiers) by local Coastguards units, said the security body.
The would-be immigrants, including six Algerians and nine African nationals, set sail from Ain El Turck aboard an inflatable boat in a bid to reach the Spanish coasts, said the source.
Three women and two girls, aged 7 years and 5 months, were among the arrested African would-be immigrants, added the source.
The fifteen illegal emigrants have been sent to the National Gendarmerie.
ORAN (Algeria)- Eleven would-be immigrants have been intercepted early on Wednesday off the coast of Cape Falcon, Ain El Turck, province of Oran (432-km west of Algiers), by local coastguard units, the security body reported.
The eleven illegal emigrants, including a minor, were aboard an inflatable boat when they were spotted and intercepted, a little after midnight, four miles north of Cape Falcon by a coastguard patrol, the source added.
The emigrants were on their way to Spanish coasts after the set sail, late Tuesday and early Wednesday, from the coast of Cape Falcon, the source added.
The eleven people have been sent to National Gendarmerie and are due to appear before the court.