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Migrants: at least five dead in the sinking of a boat off Calais


About fifteen bodies floating at sea were found. The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, goes there.

New drama linked to migrants.

While trying to reach the United Kingdom by crossing the Channel on board a boat, at least five people died at sea, off Calais (Pas de-Calais), announced on Wednesday the Ministry of Interior.

“Around 2 pm, a fisherman reported the discovery of about fifteen bodies floating off Calais.

A building of the National Navy recovered several bodies, including five deceased people and five unconscious, according to a provisional report, ”the same source added, specifying that the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin was going there .

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In recent weeks, the number of departures of boats and other vessels carrying migrants has skyrocketed.

The crossing is very perilous.

Seven people died in the Strait of Pas-de-Calais in 2020, after four deaths in 2019.

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Source: leparis

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