To the lifeguard Macondo this Sunday rescued another 59 men of sub-Saharan origin who were traveling in a cayuco, the fourth that arrives this day Canary Islandsand has transferred them to the port of Arguineguinin the southwest of Gran CanariaAccording to sources from Efe, Maritime Rescue.
This is the second rescue of immigrants who disembark in the Gran Canaria port this Sunday, since this morning the salvamar helped another group of 37 immigrants, also all men and of sub-Saharan origin, and the fourth to arrive in the Canary Islands, since The ironthe westernmost island of the archipelago, two others have arrived with 124 people.
This latest rescue in Atlantic waters occurred after the ship Ual Castle reported the sighting of a canoe that they lost sight of.
After a warning of an echo from the Civil Guard, the controllers at the Maritime Rescue center in Las Palmas diverted another ship to the area, the Why not towards the provided position, which confirmed the presence of the canoe and updated its location until the arrival of the Macondo rescue boat, which proceeded to rescue the 59 people who were on board.
The other 124 people traveling in two other cayucos arrived at the port of La Restingain El Hierro, one with 43 adult men who are in apparently good health, which was located by the Civil Guard around 2:20 p.m., and the rescue team went out to meet them. Adharaand another with 81 occupants.