- Some 8,000 people have reached Ceuta in two days, Spanish officials say. The Spanish troops have been deployed to the beach to help border police at Ceuta's main entry point - Tarajal, on the enclave's south side.
- They say the migrants, including around 1,500 minors, mostly from Morocco, either swam around the border fences that jut out into the sea or walked across at low tide.
- Dramatic scenes were captured offshore as families waded through the water and officers from Spain's Guardia Civil went into the sea to rescue young children.
- Spain says around half of the migrants have been sent back to Morocco. Footage of the beach showed that nearly all migrants had been cleared.
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