(CNN)An African man has been found crammed behind the glove box of a car in a bid to get to Europe — one of four people spotted in vehicles on the same day by authorities in Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, in north Africa.

Three people — including a 15-year-old girl — were found in separate cars at the Beni-Enzar border between Morocco and Melilla on May 24. An African migrant squeezed inside a compartment built behind a car dashboard.An African migrant squeezed inside a compartment built behind a car dashboard.An African migrant squeezed inside a compartment built behind a car dashboard.Two hid in special compartments behind the dashboard and a third was under a rear seat, images taken by Spain’s Civil Guard show. Two were treated by medics for asphyxia, disorientation and joint pain.A fourth person was also found on May 24 under a truck in the Melilla port.A man squeezed into a compartment built behind a car dashboard.A man squeezed into a compartment built behind a car dashboard.A man squeezed into a compartment built behind a car dashboard.In recent years, thousands of migrants seeking a better life in Europe have tried to enter Spain via its two enclaves in north Africa, Melilla and Ceuta — with some scaling huge fences topped by razor wire. Read MoreIn January, a woman was caught smuggling a teenage African migrant hidden in her suitcase into Ceuta.

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