The photos above show the incredible lengths immigrants go to in order to enter Spain across its land border with Morocco. Hiding underneath car bumpers (pictured bottom left) and squashed beneath seats (right) or even in dashboards (top left), migrants trying to cross into the Spanish enclave of Melilla are often forced into extremely dangerous places in a desperate bid to reach Europe. See more photos after the break
Police officers in Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla recently pulled off a car bumper to discover a 29-year-old from Guinea underneath held in place with ropes.
Another man caught by Spanish police was found underneath a car seat cover while holding a flat board.
This boy from Africa tried to enter the enclave of Melilla curled up inside a travel suitcase
Another hiding spot favoured by migrants is squashing inside the footwell of the car’s passenger seat
And another man was carefully hidden under the dashboard of a vehicle as it crossed into the small Spanish-run territory on Morocco’s coast
The knees of a migrant attempting to enter Spanish territory can be seen squashed underneath this vehicle
Many of those who try such hiding places require hospitalisation when found due to the breathing difficulties caused by breathing in such tight spaces
Credit: Daily Mail