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Watch: Moments after more than 200 sub-Saharan migrants scale Melilla border fence

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By Euronews
Watch: Moments after more than 200 sub-Saharan migrants scale Melilla border fence

<p>These are the celebatory moments after more than 200 sub-Saharan migrants scaled a border fence at Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla.</p> <p>The city, which shares a border with Morroco and is part of the European Union, is reportedly <a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5ie4YPSLkS_EHxtDMsY8OJ0z7s8ug?docId=CNG.03d12b95254656e1e822a6736f7e623e.261" rel="external">under considerable pressure from migrants</a>.</p> <p>The footage, below, shows migrants running through the streets and celebrating as they made their way to the <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2013/12/09/melilla-the-spanish-enclave-that-has-become-the-back-door-to-europe">overcrowded Melilla migration reception centre</a>. They are however, likely to be expelled.</p> <p>It comes after <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/06/seven-people-drown-1000-rescued-trying-to-reach-a-better-life-in-europe/">14 migrants drowned when hundreds tried to swim to Ceuta</a>, another Spanish city in North Africa.</p> <p><iframe width="606" height="341" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dkUwof3OWUY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <p>Video credit: <span class="caps">EQUO</span> Melilla</p>