Moroccan security agents in the Southern parts of Morocco, have aborted an attempt to organize an irregular migration operation on Thursday, January 2.
A statement from the General Directorate of National-DGSN Security said security services arrested 13 would-be migrants, ten of whom are from sub-Saharan countries.
The three other migrants are from Morocco.
Police seized equipment used in irregular migration operations including two engines, rescue equipment, and rubber boats.
The statement added that the police will investigate the case to clarify the circumstances of the irregular migration attempt.
The investigation will also help the police to identify and arrest the organizers of the irregular migration operation and suspects involved in the network.
The arrest is part of Morocco’s efforts to fight against undocumented migration networks.