August 31, 2017
An incredible photo shows two African migrants attempting to paddle to Europe on a surfboard.
The Spanish coastguard picked up the two men, among 125 migrants rescued on Wednesday, in the Strait of Gibraltar.
Another two migrants were trying to make the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean on a kayak, local media reported.
Every day hundreds of vessels cross through the the Strait of Gibraltar, which separates Spain from Morocco in North Africa.
Meanwhile Libya’s navy says it has intercepted vessels carrying almost 700 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean in the last two days.
Colonel Ayoub Qassem said the coast guard, run by the UN-backed government in Tripoli, rescued two boats together carrying 290 migrants on Tuesday alone.
This article was posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:26 am