Spanish coast guards rescue 34 migrants in Atlantic

The migrants - 21 men, 9 women and 3 minors - arrived at the port shortly after 22:00 local time (21:00GMT) where they were met by members of the Red Cross and police officers who registered their arrival.

Interior ministry figures to the end of August show that so far this year, 9255 migrants have made the perilous journey from the coast of Africa to the Canaries archipelago, compared to 3925 at the same time last year.

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