Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic

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Migrants are increasingly crossing a treacherous part of the Atlantic to reach the Canary Islands a Spanish archipelago near West Africa in what has become one of the most dangerous routes to Europe the international organization for migration says about four thousand people have survived the perilous journey this year alone with around two hundred fifty dying all going missing that's already more than the number of people who perished trying to cross the western Mediterranean in all of last year the increase in traffic to the canaries comes off to the E. U. funded Morocco in twenty nineteen to stop migrants from reaching sudden Spain father Mediterranean in August alone there were more than eight hundred fifty arrivals by sea to the canaries according to an AP tally of numbers released by official sources I'm Charles the late this month

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