Border FARCE! 26 migrants flee detention centre the SAME DAY as launch of 'tough' agency
Dozens of migrants escaped yesterday from the Sangonera la Verde holding centre near Murcia, south-east Spain.
The 26 migrants – mostly from Algeria – injured five Spanish police officers after they attacked them with fire extinguishers.
One migrant reportedly even feigned illness in order to distract guards.
A police spokesman said: “One of the foreigners first pretended to be ill, and when the ambulance came the others rose up in mutiny.”
But the incident happened on the same day EU chiefs unveiled their “strong” new border agency.
Officials inaugurated the 1,500-officer European Border... read more
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