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Channel Migrant Crisis as Small Boat Casizes with Deaths feared.

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People are feared to have died after a small migrant boat ran into difficulties in the early hours of today in the English Channel near Kent.

The UK coastguard, the French Navy and an air ambulance were all sent to help with the rescue operation which was launched in UK waters in freezing conditions after reports of the incident at about 3am local time.

Home Secretary, Suella Braverman expressed her sympathy to those involved in the incident, adding that she is been constantly updated while agencies respond and urgently establish the full facts.

The boat is likely to have been carrying migrants risking the crossing from France, a day after British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced new measures to stop the boats.

 

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