France sends more police to Calais after migrant gunfight

PARIS – Law enforcement reinforcements are arriving in the French port city of Calais just after clashes amid migrants remaining 22 people injured, as being the inside minister warned of the stressing spike in violence.

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters in Calais on Friday that five on the victims have been injured by gunfire in Thursday’s combating, blaming “totally organized” gangs. Police are trying to get a taking pictures suspect but have designed no arrests.

Collomb said two excess police units have been en route and warned of increasing tensions in Calais, exactly where migrants converge in hopes of crossing to Britain.

Authorities claimed that Afghan and Eritrean migrants were preventing with sticks and stones following a meal distribution prior to the pictures had been fired. Firearms are rare among migrants.

The government closed an enormous Calais migrant camp in 2016.


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