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Britain boosts patrols to intercept Channel migrants

Britain to boost patrols to intercept channel migrants

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BRITAIN will increase patrols in the Eng- lish Channel as tough security measures in Calais have led migrants to attempt dangerous sea crossings from northern France, a Downing Street spokesman said on Tuesday (31). The government has faced heavy criti- cism since 18 Albanian migrants had to be rescued late last Saturday (28) after their boat started taking on water off the English coast and it was revealed that the Border Force agency only has three boats to patrol the shoreline. Since Britain and France stepped up security measures in the northern French port of Calais, “we have seen a…

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