A migrant is comforted by a member of the Spanish Red Cross at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta near the border of Morocco and Spain, in May 2021. Photo: AP
A migrant is comforted by a member of the Spanish Red Cross at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta near the border of Morocco and Spain, in May 2021. Photo: AP
Spain

4,404 migrants died or disappeared trying to reach Spain in 2021, says NGO, more than double the previous year

  • Latest figure is highest yearly number since NGO Caminando Fronteras began its records in 2015; 205 children among dead or missing
  • 94 per cent of the victims were never found, group says, and most were attempting to get to the Canary Islands in Atlantic

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A migrant is comforted by a member of the Spanish Red Cross at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta near the border of Morocco and Spain, in May 2021. Photo: AP
A migrant is comforted by a member of the Spanish Red Cross at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta near the border of Morocco and Spain, in May 2021. Photo: AP
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