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28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

Salvamento Marítimo intercepted a patera (open boat) Wednesday off the Punta de Maspalomas

Searching for patera south of Gran Canaria

A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat

Newsbrief: 57 rescued 120 km from Gran Canaria

A rescue vessel saved 57 migrants from a patera (open boat) adrift on Monday, 65 nautical miles (120 kilometers) from Gran Canaria. the group included a woman with three small children and one pregnant woman. The small boat was located in open seas at around 6pm on Sunday by an Air Force search and rescue plane,…