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At least 15 migrants brought ashore at Dover by Border Force | UK News



At least 15 suspected migrants have been brought into the port of Dover by Border Force Officials, Sky News can reveal.

It comes after a coordinated search and rescue was carried out into a number of incidents off Kent, in a joint operation by HM Coastguard and Border Force.

A Coastguard statement said: “We sent Dover RNLI lifeboat, HM Coastguard’s helicopter from Lydd as well as the fixed-wing aircraft and Border Force vessels Seeker and Speedwell.

“We are committed to safeguarding life around the seas and coastal areas of this country. HM Coastguard is only concerned with preservation of life, rescuing those in trouble and bringing them safely back to shore, where they will be handed over to the relevant partner emergency services or authorities.”

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