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Migrants willing to risk lives to reach Britain by sea

Reuters France Jan 11, 2019, 02.08 PM (IST)

Some migrants who are staying in Calais, France, said that they are willing to risk their lives to reach Britain by sea. More than 250 migrants, many of them Iranians, have arrived in Britain over the last two months after crossing the English Channel in fishing boats or dinghies. The British Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has described the spike in sea arrivals as a "crisis".