In addition to the patera that was recently rescued just 25 miles off the coast of Lanzarote, another patera has been intercepted by Salvamar with 46 onboard.
The rescue services were notified after a cargo ship had spotted the boat approximately 80 kilometres off the Lanzarote coast.
In total, the patera was carrying 46 inside (37 men and 9 women). However, they insist that 52 were on the boat when they left and that they had disappeared at sea. Salvamar brought them to Lanzarote at around 8:45pm last night.
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