French police begin clearout of Dunkirk migrant camp

FILE PHOTO: A migrant walks past shelters in a muddy field called the Grande-Synthe jungle, near Dunkirk, northern France, January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

LILLE, France (Reuters) – French police began to remove over 1,800 people from makeshift migrant camps near the northern port city of Dunkirk on Tuesday, as they renew efforts to stop people from congregating in the region to attempt illegal crossings into Britain. The operation is aimed at giving vulnerable families shelter and stamping out […]

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