Twenty rescued from boats in English Channel
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Twenty-one migrants have been brought to Dover and Ramsgate

Border Force officials have brought a total of 21 people to Kent, after they were found in boats in the English Channel.

Eight men claiming to be Iranian were found at 01:30 BST, while 13 people, including three children, were intercepted in a second boat at 07:40 BST.

The groups were brought to Dover and Ramsgate, with one man from the second vessel being airlifted straight to hospital.

  • 11 Sep 2019
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