Border Force seen escorting suspected migrant dinghy to shore in Dover

It comes amid a spike in the number of migrants trying to crosss the Channel, despite government attempts to discourage them.

A dinghy containing suspected migrants has been towed to the coast at Dover by a Border Force patrol vessel.

Footage of the landing - captured by a Sky News helicopter - appeared to show eight people on board the small boat as it was brought into shore.

Sky News understands that the dinghy was picked up by fishermen earlier on Sunday morning, before being brought into the Kent town by Border Force officials.

Officials were seen helping the suspected migrants disembark and...
source: The Sky News

2019-01-20 14:17
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