Shock as migrant boat washes up on beach in British holiday hotspot Gran Canaria
The group, all of whom are believed to be from North Africa, landed on the Tarajalillo beach in the tourist town of San Bartolome de Tiranja.
The Red Cross and the island’s emergency centre were quick to race to the scene after the boat arrived at half past three in the morning in southern Gran Canaria.
The exact number of people on board is not known, although the humanitarian charity has confirmed that 11 minors were travelling in the group - ten boys and one girl.
All the children made the journey in good health and none had to by transferred to the hospital.
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