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Spain asks for help as migrants scale fence into Europe

16 April 2014 Last updated at 00:56 BST

Spain says it needs more help from the European Union to control one of Europe's most southern borders.

In recent weeks, hundreds of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa have scaled the border fence separating the Spanish territory of Melilla from neighbouring Morocco.

Tom Burridge reports.

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