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News ID: 33587
Publish Date: 14:40 - 01 January 2019
TEHRAN, Jan 1 - Spanish police have discovered two African migrants who were trying to enter the enclave of Melilla hidden inside a pair of mattresses.

Spanish police discover 2 migrants hidden inside mattressesTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - A video shot by a mobile phone has gone viral. It shows agents of Spain's Civil Guard taking two mattresses off the top of a van and cutting them open to reveal two young men inside.

The Civil Guard tells The Associated Press that the incident occurred on Sunday at a border crossing from Morocco to Melilla, one of two Spanish cities on the north African coast.

The two migrants, of sub-Saharan origin, told the police that they each paid 4,500 euros ($5,100) to attempt the crossing.

The Civil Guard says the driver of the van fled when the agents asked to inspect his cargo.

Source: AP

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