Boy found in suitcase at Spanish border

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Handout picture provided by Spanish Civil Guard that shows the attempt by a Sub-Saharian immigrant aged eight years old in a suitcase trying to get in to Ceuta, Spain on 07 May 2015.

The father of the child tried an hour later to cross into Spain


Spanish officials found an 8-year-old boy in a suitcase in El Tarajal, a point of entry at the Spanish border with Morocco.

The boy, from Ivory Coast, is in good condition and the custom officials found him inside the suitcase in a fetal position.

On 7 May, police officers in El Tarajal became suspicious when a 19-year-old Moroccan woman, showed signs of nervousness as she attempted to cross the border while struggling carrying a suitcase. “Our officers asked her if she needed help as the ...


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