Channel crossings: one dead migrant, one missing and more than 400 rescued at sea

A migrant died, another was reported missing and more than 400 were rescued at sea Wednesday, November 3, after the sinking of several makeshift boats in the Channel, Agence France-Presse (AFP) learned from the prosecution. of Dunkirk and the maritime prefecture. From ” many “ Rescue operations were carried out in the Strait of Pas-de-Calais, … Read more

Nearly 300 migrants rescued in the Channel trying to reach England

In 2020, the crossings and attempted crossings concerned some 9,500 people, against 2,300 in 2019 and 600 in 2018 – here, in Calais, on October 14. CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP They were trying to reach England by crossing the Channel in boats. Two hundred and ninety-two migrants were rescued and returned to the French coast … Read more