Boat arrives in north of Lanzarote with 15 immigrants, 7 of them minors

2020/08/11 21:44:17 Written by Canarian Weekly Lanzarote

A boat with 15 people onboard arrived early this morning (Tuesday), at the beach of Punta Mujeres, in the north of Lanzarote, as reported by the Emergency and Security Coordination Center of the Canary Islands.

They were alerted just after 6.30am when several calls informed 112 of the arrival of a boat with irregular migrants onboard to the beach, so all resources were activated to attend to the eight adults and seven minors, who were assisted on site.

Personnel from the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC), as well as the Valterra Health Center and the Red Cross, participated in the intervention, the new arrivals will now go through health protocols and testing before isolation.