Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; dozens feared dead

Although officials offered few confirmed details, it appeared to be one of the deadliest days in the channel in recent memory. Britain’s prime minister convened a meeting of the government’s crisis committee, and France’s interior minister rushed to see survivors in a Calais hospital. The two governments have been at odds over how to prevent the increasingly dangerous migrant crossings.


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Publish date : 2021-11-24 18:00:00

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