A TOTAL of 90 migrants were rescued from two boats located in the Alboran Sea.
Maritime Rescue transferred them to Malaga port arriving at 3.12 am on Thursday (September 12).
The Maritime Rescue Centre of Almeria coordinated the two rescues, the first at 7.12 pm and the second at 11.25pm on Wednesday.
In the first case, the vessel was located 50 miles south southwest of Motril (Granada). A Frontex patrol boat rescued 28 people of sub-Saharan origin and all men, who were later transferred to the rescue ship Salvamar Alnitak.
The second rescue was carried out by Salvamar Alnitak 25 miles south southwest of Motril.
In this case, it rescued 62 people, 44 men, 17 women and a child.
According to the Red Cross, of the total number of women there are two possible minors and of the men 16. In addition, A pregnant woman and a man suffering chest pains were taken to hospital, while the rest were transferred to the Temporary Foreigners’ Attention Centre (CATE).