More Migrants Cross English Channel After 27 Drowned

More people have reached the British shore on Thursday after the deadliest day for migrants in the English channel. Downing Street said it illustrated the need to step up the work to dismantle the human trafficking trade between the UK and France. French President Emmanuel Macron said he will ask the UK to provide “extra help” as the migrants are determined to go to the UK. A group of people wearing life jackets and wrapped in blankets were seen huddled together onboard a lifeboat before disembarking in Dover on Thursday morning, just a day after a dinghy capsized off the coast of Calais, causing the loss of dozens of lives. French officials previously stated there were 31 deaths but the death toll was revised down to 27, with no immediate explanation for the discrepancy. French interior minister Gerald Darmanin said the dead included five women, one of whom was later …

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