8 Boat Carrying Migrants Erupts In Flames
A small boat crammed with migrants caught fire Sunday forcing the migrants into the sea. A Portuguese air force plane dropped a lifeboat in the water and notified the Spanish coast guard. Several boats and a helicopter responded to the location near Alboran Island between Morocco and Spain. 34 migrants were rescued and taken to Motril in southern Spain. The nationalities of the migrants were not disclosd.