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100 migrants made it to British waters

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100 migrants made it to British waters

100 migrants made it to British waters

A flotilla of dinghies carrying almost 100 migrants made it to British waters yesterday (Weds), including one small boat that landed with 19 people on board. Border Force ships intercepted four boats carrying migrants on the busiest day for incursions this year - but missed two others that landed on the south coast.The 92 foreign men, women and children are being processed by Border Force officers at a makeshift centre in Dover, Kent, as officials struggle to deal with increased numbers of migrant incursions.At Greatstone beach, in Littlestone, Kent, the Border Force detained 19 people who managed to land after crossing the Channel.  Holiday park worker Stewart Ide spotted the 'refugees' landing at the beach just before 11am yesterday (Tue). He rang police as he ran to meet the boat, which contained people who claimed they were Kurds coming from Iran, Iraq and Turkey. The dad-of-three spotted the dinghy from his beach-side office and ran nearly a mile to the beach to assist them with a colleague.  Stewart said: "I was having my breakfast in my office which looks out onto the sea when I noticed a boat.  "I saw a dinghy and got my binoculars out to check I wasn't dreaming.  "I saw loads of immigrants in a small grey rubber dinghy. "I couldn't believe it, it looked liked something off a film.

They were all dressed in black. "It was so surreal - I called the police as I ran down to the beach and found them freezing, scared and hungry. "I hugged one man and said 'welcome to England.'"Police arrived within minutes and rounded up 14 of the 19 migrants.Stewart said that five of the men ran away, but reckons that police picked up at least three of them shortly afterwards.He added: "I have seen immigrants walking along the roads three times before, but never in a boat and especially not in the middle of the day." Stewart saw a navy vessel yesterday morning and was shocked it did not spot the migrants' arriving.  He added: "The navy boat was going up and down that morning.

I see the same vessel all the time from my office. "It's really worrying they didn't spot the dinghy, or saw it and didn't act. "I'm sitting here from my office having breakfast and I saw it, but with all that technology they didn't. "How can that happen?" As well as that thwarted beachhead landing, the Home Office said that the Border Force intercepted two vessels early in the morning, one carrying 11 people and the other with 12. They claimed to be Iranian, Afghan, Pakistani and Filipino and were taken to Dover, Kent, to be medically assessed and interviewed by immigration officials. A further nine people who landed on Pett Level Beach, near Winchelsea, East Sussex, were detained medically assessed and interviewed. Around midday, a Border Force boat intercepted a vessel near Dungeness, Kent, and brought it back to Dover. Of the 18 people on board, 14 presented themselves as Iranian, three Iraqi and one Vietnamese. Also around midday, Border Force was alerted to another boat in the Channel which it picked up and transported to Dover. There were 23 on board the boat, who identified as nationals of Iran and Ethiopia, bringing the total number of migrants to 92

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100 migrants made it to British waters

A flotilla of dinghies carrying almost 100 migrants made it to British waters yesterday (Weds), including one small boat that landed with 19 people on board. Border Force ships intercepted four boats carrying migrants on the busiest day for incursions this year - but missed two others that landed on the south coast.The 92 foreign men, women and children are being processed by Border Force officers at a makeshift centre in Dover, Kent, as officials struggle to deal with increased numbers of migrant incursions.At Greatstone beach, in Littlestone, Kent, the Border Force detained 19 people who managed to land after crossing the Channel.  Holiday park worker Stewart Ide spotted the 'refugees' landing at the beach just before 11am yesterday (Tue). He rang police as he ran to meet the boat, which contained people who claimed they were Kurds coming from Iran, Iraq and Turkey. The dad-of-three spotted the dinghy from his beach-side office and ran nearly a mile to the beach to assist them with a colleague.  Stewart said: "I was having my breakfast in my office which looks out onto the sea when I noticed a boat.  "I saw a dinghy and got my binoculars out to check I wasn't dreaming.  "I saw loads of immigrants in a small grey rubber dinghy. "I couldn't believe it, it looked liked something off a film.

They were all dressed in black. "It was so surreal - I called the police as I ran down to the beach and found them freezing, scared and hungry. "I hugged one man and said 'welcome to England.'"Police arrived within minutes and rounded up 14 of the 19 migrants.Stewart said that five of the men ran away, but reckons that police picked up at least three of them shortly afterwards.He added: "I have seen immigrants walking along the roads three times before, but never in a boat and especially not in the middle of the day." Stewart saw a navy vessel yesterday morning and was shocked it did not spot the migrants' arriving.  He added: "The navy boat was going up and down that morning.

I see the same vessel all the time from my office. "It's really worrying they didn't spot the dinghy, or saw it and didn't act. "I'm sitting here from my office having breakfast and I saw it, but with all that technology they didn't. "How can that happen?" As well as that thwarted beachhead landing, the Home Office said that the Border Force intercepted two vessels early in the morning, one carrying 11 people and the other with 12. They claimed to be Iranian, Afghan, Pakistani and Filipino and were taken to Dover, Kent, to be medically assessed and interviewed by immigration officials. A further nine people who landed on Pett Level Beach, near Winchelsea, East Sussex, were detained medically assessed and interviewed. Around midday, a Border Force boat intercepted a vessel near Dungeness, Kent, and brought it back to Dover. Of the 18 people on board, 14 presented themselves as Iranian, three Iraqi and one Vietnamese. Also around midday, Border Force was alerted to another boat in the Channel which it picked up and transported to Dover. There were 23 on board the boat, who identified as nationals of Iran and Ethiopia, bringing the total number of migrants to 92




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