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They rescued four hundred immigrants trying to get to Britain in the English Channel

They rescued four hundred immigrants trying to get to Britain in the English Channel

One drowned.

November 4, 2021 10:22 AM TASR

Paris. The French naval headquarters said on Thursday that 400 migrants trying to cross Britain had been rescued in the waters of the English Channel.

However, one person has gone missing after the overflowing ship sank. Another drowned in the incident. This report is provided by AFP.

“More than 400 people were rescued. Unfortunately, despite our efforts, one was reported missing and another was reported dead,” the French office said.

The Dunkirk Public Prosecutor’s Office said this week that the number of attempts to cross the strait between France and Britain had increased, perhaps positively. Weather.

The AFP recalled that despite warnings of potential dangers, there has been a significant increase in immigrant efforts to cross the English Channel over the past three years. There is a turbulent sea route between northern France and southern England, which is characterized by strong ocean currents.

According to the British agency PA Media, more than 17,000 migrants have traveled to the UK since the beginning of this year, more than double the number by 2020.

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