Yesterday saw another flood of over 250 African migrants arriving in various ports around the Canaries.African migrants

The largest boat with 120 males on board, including 9 children, arrived in Los Christianos with another 2 boats expected to arrive this morning which will raise the total to over 350.

Survivors from one boat who were rescued at sea 80 miles south of Fuerteventura on Sunday say they had to throw overboard 9 men and 2 children who died during the week as they drifted without food or water. 2 other occupants of the same boat have since died.

The claims are being investigated by the authorities.