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news.com.au 24 Nov, 2021 19:15 am

Migrants die as dinghy flips over in English Channel

Migrants die as dinghy flips over in English Channel
At least 31 migrants have drowned in the Channel in the deadliest incident since the crisis began after an inflatable dinghy flipped over.

A French volunteer sea rescue boat carrying bodies of migrants arriving at Calais harbour after 27 migrants died in the sinking of their boat off the coast of Calais.” Firefighters trucks arriving at Calais harbour after 27 migrants died in the sinking of their boat off the coast of Calais.Police officers stand next to a fire truck arriving at Calais harbour after 27 migrants died in the sinking of their boat off the coast of Calais, on November 24, 2021.French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said as he was heading to the scene: “Strong emotion in the face of the tragedy of numerous deaths due to the capsizing of a migrant boat in the English Channel.

” Disaster in the English Channel French prime minister Jean Castex said the shipwreck was a “tragedy”.” It comes after around 40 migrants were pictured launching dinghies into the English Channel this morning in a fresh attempt to reach Britain.

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