A group of 27 migrants, mostly of Algerian nationality, managed to enter the enclave of Ceuta (Sebta) by swimming on Saturday, September 30th, and early Monday, October 2nd.
According to local authorities, among the group of 27 individuals, 17 are of Algerian nationality, 8 are Moroccans, including one minor, while two others claimed to be from Syria, as reported by the EFE agency.
The migrants were wearing neoprene suits and had floating equipment for the crossing, according to the same source.
The Algerian and Syrian migrants were taken to the Temporary Stay Center for Migrants (CETI), while the Moroccan migrants were returned to the fence. The Moroccan minor was taken to a reception center, as reported by EFE.