Spain is being invaded.
A stunning video captured what is believed to be Moroccan “migrants” storming a beach Wednesday afternoon in Zahara de los Atunes near Cádiz, 7.7 miles from the coast of north Africa, according to The Guardian.
Dozens of migrants approach the beach in a black dingy, before sprinting ashore and disappearing before authorities could intervene.
“Come here with the boy!” a local woman can be heard saying in Spanish in a second video.
“Corre! Corre!” the frightened woman adds, which is Spanish for “run.”
Two dozen people in a small dinghy landed in the middle of a tourist-packed beach in Spain.
It is thought the group are Moroccan migrants. pic.twitter.com/wIdcVUGelQ
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) August 9, 2017
More than 1,600 people have been rescued off the coast of Cádiz since January, according to The Guardian.
The closure of migrant camps in Morocco and Algeria is thought to be responsible for the “migrants” flooding into Spain.
More from The Guardian:
According to the EU’s Frontex border agency, 7,500 immigrants made the crossing to Spain in the first three months of the year, compared with 3,600 in the same period last year. In June alone, 2,200 attempted to cross the strait on vessels ranging from inflatable toy boats to high-powered launches.
A Frontex spokesman said the route across the strait had been revived because it was the shortest and because powerful launches of the type employed by drug smugglers meant it was possible to ship a large number of people over in a matter of minutes.
And a flood it is, as seen in a video Monday that resembles a jail break.
The incident took place at the border crossing between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta, according to the Daily Mail.
A Spanish guard can be seen breaking his lower leg while attempting to kick one of the charging migrants.
🇪🇸Invaders stormed border between Spain and Morocco breaking through checkpoint!! 😳Officer desperately trying to stop them breaks His leg😑 pic.twitter.com/5cCxoqvOXz
— tom alex (@rejialex7) August 8, 2017
The British tabloid noted that Spain is not alone, with “more than 96,400 have landed so far this year” in Italy, and another 11,713 in Greece.
Some of the migrants who stormed the border are seen in the video below celebrating their success in making it to European Union soil.
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