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Six Africans Killed in Clashes at Enclave

October 6, 2005

MELILLA, Spain (AP) _ Hundreds of desperate African immigrants rushed guard posts surrounding the Spanish enclave of Melilla, and the official Moroccan news agency reported Thursday that six Africans were killed in clashes with Moroccan security services.

The MAP agency, citing Abdellah Bendhiba, the governor of Nador province, said the Africans were killed overnight during a ``violent″ assault by 400 immigrants on guard posts.

Security services responded in self-defense, the report said.

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