Friday, September 30

The search continues for the missing from a boat in Cape Trafalgar

The search for the 21 disappeared who were traveling in a semi-sunken boat that was 37 miles west of Cape Trafalgar, in Cádiz, have continued throughout last night and continue to be carried out during the morning of this Saturday, without any have located any of these people so far.

This has been stated this Saturday to Europa Press by sources of Maritime Rescue, who have indicated that the SAR Mastelero de Salvamento ship and a Civil Guard patrol boat have been in the area throughout the night. In the morning search work, the aforementioned ship, a helicopter, and another Civil Guard patrol boat will also be incorporated.

Maritime Rescue rescued three people alive yesterday who were traveling in the boat and recovered four bodies. Everything indicates that a total of 28 people were traveling on board the boat who were trying to reach the Iberian Peninsula, so there would be 21 missing.

The operation started at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, when a ship gave the alarm to the Maritime Rescue Center of Tarifa (Cádiz) when it found the semi-sunken vessel. Immediately, they proceed to mobilize the Helimer 202 helicopter, based in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz), which has rescued two men alive and a corpse from this patera.