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Boat carrying migrants to UK seen bailing out water

An inflatable dinghy carrying around 20 Syrian migrants has been met by Border Force off the coast of Dover. The packed vessel had been making its way across the English Channel on Monday morning, with those on board seen waving and smiling on their journey. They were met by the Border Force patrol boat Hunter at about 7.15am with the White Cliffs in sight. More than 4,000 migrants have now reached the UK in 2020 by crossing the dangerous Dover Strait in small boats. Today’s crossing comes after more than 677 people made it to the UK between Thursday and Sunday.

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