Almost 700 migrants crossed the English Channel to reach British shores in a single day, a record for the year so far the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. Photo: AFP/File
Almost 700 migrants crossed the English Channel to reach British shores in a single day, a record for the year so far the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. Photo: AFP/File
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Europe refugee crisis: record high 700 migrants crossed the English Channel to the UK by boat on a single day

  • The Ministry of Defence said some 696 migrants crossed the English Channel on 14 boats on Monday
  • More than 17,000 people arrived in the UK after navigating busy shipping lanes from France in small boats so far in 2022, according to the government

Almost 700 migrants crossed the English Channel to reach British shores in a single day, a record for the year so far the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. Photo: AFP/File
Almost 700 migrants crossed the English Channel to reach British shores in a single day, a record for the year so far the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. Photo: AFP/File
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