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Nador into Almeria is fast becoming a key route for Mediterranean people smugglers
People smugglers have opened up a new front and adopted new tactics in their efforts to drop migrants on European beaches.
GB News can reveal that six smuggling speed boats were used to drop hundreds of migrants along Spain's Andalusian coastline this week.
Local people in the city of Almeria filmed as two large rigid inflatable speedboats came ashore on Guainos beach near the city.
More than a hundred people jumped from the boats and ran up the beach, disappearing down nearby streets.
Another 4 speedboats, which are normally used by criminal gangs to run drugs from North Africa into Spain, landed further down the coast.
After landing their human cargo, the boats were seen reversing back off the beaches and disappearing at high speed back across the Mediterranean.
Local police reported arresting around 80 people, but hundreds more escaped.
More than 5,000 illegal immigrants have been landed near Almeria in the past few months.
Sources have told GB News the boats originated from Nador in Morocco.
Nador into Almeria is fast becoming a key route for Mediterranean people smugglers, along with a number of Spanish islands, including the Canaries.
It is one more front in the migrant crisis the European Union is facing, with record numbers of illegal immigrants crossing from Libya, Tunisia and Morroco into souther European countries.