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English Channel migrant crossings a ‘major incident’



Sajid Javid has declared the number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a “major incident”.

The home secretary has asked for an urgent call with his French counterpart, after conversations with Border Force officials and the National Crime Agency.

Two separate groups of migrants attempting to enter the UK by boat were picked up on Friday, totalling 12 people.

Some of them are being treated for hypothermia.

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