The fire destroyed the camp of immigrants in the North of France

The fire destroyed the camp of immigrants in the North of France

Moscow. April 11. INTERFAX.RU — a Fire that occurred during a mass brawl in the camp of immigrants in the North of France, destroyed most of the wooden buildings, inhabited by about 1.5 thousand people, said Tuesday the France 24 channel.


The fire broke out yesterday evening after a fight between Afghans and Kurds.

According to local prefect Michel Lalande, from knives six people injured, 300 houses were burned. According to the prefect, to restore the camp fire is not possible.

Open in 2016, mainly for Iraqi Kurds to move them into the dry shelter of tents, the camp is believed to be controlled by Kurdish smugglers of “human beings”. It was a place of repeated fires and incidents requiring police intervention.

Fire ravages migrant camp near Dunkirk”s Grande-Synthe

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About 10 people were injured in the fire, but the overall result has not been announced yet, the media leads to data fire service. According to preliminary information, the fire was the result of arson in several places. Local authorities are deprived of shelters resettlement of immigrants.

A huge fire tears through the Grande-Synthe migrant camp outside the northern French city of Dunkirk

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A huge fire has reduced the Grande-Synthe migrant camp in northern France to “a heap of ashes”

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