Dead baby found with 13 stowaways in boat

19th April 2005, Comments 0 comments

19 April 2005, MADRID- Fourteen stowaway immigrants, including a baby who died of hypothermia, were found in a small boat off the coast of southern Spain, authorities said.

19 April 2005

MADRID- Fourteen stowaway immigrants, including a baby who died of hypothermia, were found in a small boat off the coast of southern Spain, authorities said.

Six pregnant women and three other babies were among those hiding in the boat, police said.

All were from North Africa and were intercepted by Spanish authorities when they landed on the beach at Punta de Mina.

One of the pregnant women was rushed to the hospital in Algeciras to give birth, according to a police spokesman.

The north African who piloted the boat was being questioned by police.

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Subject: Spanish news

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