Senegal Successfully Repatriates migrants Intercepted in Morocco on Route to Europe

Mouad Boudina
Mouad Boudina
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Senegal repatriated on Wednesday evening around fifty of its nationals intercepted in recent weeks in Morocco, on the route of emigration to Europe, AFP journalists noted.

A returnee was on a stretcher, several others were moving around with crutches or had swollen feet while others leaned on a loved one to stand, as they arrived at a military airport in Dakar shortly after local 21Hoo and GMT), aboard a military flight, according to AFP journalists.

The repatriation mission from Dakhla was successful, and approximately 50 migrants were safely brought back. Among them, 19 individuals required hospitalization and urgent medical evacuation, which was facilitated by air transport. Additionally, the group comprised around ten women and three minors.

The Minister in charge of Senegalese affairs shared this information during a press conference, and Annette Seck Ndiaye, representing the External Affairs department, was present at the event. It was disclosed that 428 migrants are still awaiting repatriation, and they are scheduled to return on Friday and Sunday via buses.

Mouad Boudina

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