Spanish border fence stormed by African immigrants
18 September 2013 Last updated at 06:44 BST
About 100 African immigrants have broken through a border fence from Morocco into the Spanish territory of Melilla, sparking clashes with police.
Meanwhile, about 350 people believed to be from sub-Saharan Africa tried to reach the shores of Ceuta by swimming from a nearby Moroccan beach.
Catharina Moh reports.