Some kind of 30 migrants rescued, any dead as dinghy capsizes in Channel

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BERCK-SUR-MER, France: Some 30 migrants whose dinghy capsized at the English channel as they attempted to reach Britain were saved on Friday, while another one man who was on board deceased, French authorities said.
A coast guard watercraft reached the dinghy, which in turn had set off from a ocean near Calais, northern France, in the middle of the night, and was able to recover most of those on board.
But one of the migrants, an adolescent man from Sudan, was being dead in the water, as reported by local Deputy Prefect Frederic Sampson. The man died produced by hypothermia, amid temperatures around -1 and -3 levels Celsius on the open beach.
Once brought back towards shore by rescuers, typically the survivors — some of whom wore flip flops and transmitted their belongings in cosmetic trash bags — boarded a large white coach getting sent to temporary housing in the area. They were flanked by cop.
The Channel has become world’s busiest shipping lanes and currents are reliable. Human traffickers typically clog the dinghies, leaving these barely afloat and at currently the mercy of waves as people try to reach British shores.
In November, 32 migrants died… in what was the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the narrow seaway, sparking a rift between London and Paris over who bore responsibility.
The number of people who capsized in the Calais region more than tripled last year, according to the French Immigration and Integration Office, which said that French authorities rescued 1,002 people in 2021.
British media earlier this month reported that, according to figures from the UK Interior Ministry, over 28,000 migrants made it to Britain by crossing the English channel in small boats.
In a makeshift camp in Dunkirk, near Calais, where families have pitched their tents along an old train line, the danger was not putting people off making the trip.
“I tried yesterday night, but I didn’t pass. But tonight, I want (to) try again, Inshallah,” said Arman Tahna, 25, using an Arabic term that means “God willing.”


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