More than 300 migrants in rickety boats rescued off Spain’s Canary islands

Spain’s sea rescue service on Wednesday picked up more than 300 migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands in rickety boats, with nine of them clinging to a semi-sunken dinghy.

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SOURCE: Reuters – By Borja Suarez; Additional reporting by Emma Pinedo and Miguel Gutierrez in Madrid; writing by Emma Pinedo; editing by Andrei Khalip and Mark Heinrich