In the North of France in a refugee camp, a riot broke out
The camp accommodates up to 1.5 million Afghans and Kurds who hope to cross the English channel to get to the UK.
MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. Riots broke out in a refugee camp in the vicinity of the seaside town of Dunkirk in Northern France. In the result of incident there are victims, reports the newspaper Le Figaro.
The camp accommodates up to 1.5 million Afghans and Kurds who hope to cross the English channel to get to the UK. According to preliminary data, a conflict erupted between different ethnic groups. Then, in the confrontation was forced to intervene by the police.
Law enforcement officers used against the rioters with tear gas and batons. It is reported at least six wounded in clashes: apparently, maiming each other has caused the migrants themselves, since the victims received stab wounds.
According to the latest information, the incident the fire broke out. Currently, the fire enveloped to half of the camp. The flame can be seen for several kilometers.