Eighth patera of the day arrives on coast between Arico and Granadilla

This afternoon a tragic patera with one dead among the occupants arrived at Los Cristianos harbour after being spotted just south of Las Galletas. This evening it has been followed by one that beached at the Barranco del Río between Arico and Granadilla. There were 42 on board, emergency services say, and none needed medical assistance. It is the eighth patera today, and brings the total of migrants arriving at the Canaries today alone to over 200.

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