Migrants’ bodies pulled from sea

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NADOR (AFP) – Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of 16 migrants off the coast of Spain’s enclave of Melilla, Moroccan and Spanish officials said yesterday. Three women were among the dead taken to a morgue in the Morocco’s Nador, a medical official there said. All were sub-Saharan Africans apart from one Moroccan, the official said. The bodies were spotted on Saturday by a Spanish ship, which alerted the rescue services of both countries, she said. Late on Saturday, a Spanish police patrol boat found one more body, which was taken to Melilla.

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