Migrants aboard a rubber boat after being intercepted by French authorities, off the port of Calais, northern France on Tuesday. Photo: Marine Nationale via AP

Six migrant boats carrying people from Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan rescued in English Channel on Christmas Day

  • Five dinghies were spotted on Christmas Day, and another was spotted the day after
  • The UK Home Office said that there was evidence the migration was linked to ‘organised criminal gang activity’
Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis

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Migrants aboard a rubber boat after being intercepted by French authorities, off the port of Calais, northern France on Tuesday. Photo: Marine Nationale via AP
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