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Saturday, April 17, 2021

At Least Three dead After Boat Sinks off French Coast

After a boat sank in French waters while trying to reach the UK, at least three people have died, human rights monitoring group Channel Rescue announced.

After a boat sank in French waters while trying to reach the UK, at least three people have died, human rights monitoring group Channel Rescue announced.

According to the French Regional Rescue and Surveillance Operational Center, the boat was carrying migrants from Dunkirk, which is a commune on the French coast near Calais. 

The survivors have been taken into hospital for treatment in Dunkirk and Calais.

The death toll is still unsure, as is the number of people who were on the boat. 

Rescue operations are still ongoing. 

Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister, has offered support to the French authorities as they continue to investigate the incident and swore to find the gangs that were coordinating their journey.

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