The bodies of 20 migrants salvaged by Moroccan patrols

An estimated 20 bodies of migrants were salvaged by Moroccan patrols.

The bodies of around twenty migrants from sub-Saharan origin are on sea salvaged by Moroccan patrols, after the bodies were spotted by a Spanish boat, said a spokesman of the Prefecture of Melilla.

The migrants were noticed by the crew of the ship Soroya, who the authorities for emergency assistance at sea, the two countries notified. The crew had found the bodies estimate the number of 20 persons, which were then taken away by Moroccan patrols in their territorial waters. Morocco has not yet released the exact death toll, gives the medium H24Info.