Spanish Customs officers rescue four suffocating migrants squashed in secret compartments under car seats at Spanish border town
Officers heard three men aged 21 to 23, 27-year-old woman screaming in French: “Please, please, get me out of here. I’m scared” from under auto car seats
Moroccan national driving vehicle arrested on suspicion of a crime against foreign citizens
The incredible moment Spanish authorities rescued four suffocating African migrants hidden under car seats.
Stunned Spanish customs officers found the group of four, boarded up beneath the seats of an auto, pleading for help after they had been squashed into the tiny space in a bid to enter Europe, illegally.
Surprised customs officers found the group desperately pleading for help after they were found squashed into tiny secret compartments with no ventilation on one of the hottest days of the year.
Officers found a woman and three men trying to illegally cross the border between North Africa and Spain.
One of the four immigrants, a woman was screaming in pain saying she couldn’t feel her legs
The 27-year-old Congolese woman was heard screaming in French: “Please, please, get me out of here. I’m scared. I cannot feel my legs and have very swollen feet.”
Stunned customs officers found the group pleading for help
Guardia Civil Migrants Suffocate under car sears
A woman was screaming in pain saying she couldn’t feel her legs
Officers found the group after they stopped the vehicle on suspicion it was being used for human trafficking by the mafia.
They conducted a search and discovered the car had a double bottom that was being used to stash away the migrants. Spanish police found the migrants suffocating in airless conditions underneath car seats
Fire fighters were called to the rescue. The four individuals had to be cut free and pulled out to safety in a dramatic rescue on the Spanish border with Melilla before they were rushed to hospital in a serious condition.
Rescuers drag the dehydrated and disoriented migrants from the ‘human cargo’ auto
Firemen had to cut the immigrants out from these tiny compartment where the had been hiding
According to the Spanish Guardia Civil “They were on the point of suffocating.
“It was on one of the hottest days of the year and the secret compartment had no ventilation.”
The men, aged between 21 and 23, were from Guinea and the woman was from the Congo.
Guardia Civil rescued immigrants suffocating under these tiny car seats
The male driver from Morocco has been arrested on suspicion of a crime against foreign citizens.
Hundreds of vulnerable child refugees missing in UK amid fears they’ve fallen victim to human traffickers
Melilla is a Spanish autonomous city located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a border with Morocco with an area of