Thousands of Armed Migrants Storm Spain-Morocco Border in Melilla - Videos
According to local authorities, Moroccan security forces deployed a large amount of troops to repel the assault. Initially, the number of attackers was assessed at 400, but it was later raised to 2,000.
A massive crowd of migrants stormed the Morocco-Spain border in northern Africa on Friday, destroying the fence and attacking a police post, Spanish media has reported.
The incident occurred in Spain's Melilla enclave, which has the European Union’s only land border with Africa. According to local authorities, a "significant number" of migrants armed with sticks managed to penetrate the enclave, adding that they were "perfectly organized and violent".
Videos depicting the storming are circulating online.