The migrants were in the area of Jameos del Agua in the northeast of Lanzarote. The coast guard gave two pictures are quite of a dozen migrants, and the boat which they the crossing made. Thirteen migrants are still minors. Further details about their age or where they come from, are not known.
Lanzarote is located 115 km west of the Moroccan coast and is the most eastern island of the archipelago.
During the first two days of 2019, the Spanish coast guard for more than 400 boat people being rescued, the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea were trying to make. On new year's day were 111 people saved on the Alboranzee and in the strait of Gibraltar, on January 2, there were that 290.