Nador/Melilla assault: Death toll rises to 23 among migrants

In a new updated report, the local authorities of Nador, announced that 5 new deaths were recorded among the sub-Saharan migrants who launched the assault in Nador to force their way into Melilla on Friday morning.

According to local sources in the province of Nador, the death toll among migrants who tried to climb the iron fence to force their way into Melilla stands at 23 people after 5 men succumbed to their injuries on Saturday, a day after the intrusion operation.

A total of 18 other people, among the migrants and 1 injured law enforcement personnel, remain under medical observation.

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