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Five Migrants Shot in Huge Calais Brawl Between Afghan and Eritrean Gangs

Eight migrants shot in Calais with four fighting for their lives during a fight between Afghan and Eritrean rival gangs

Four UK-bound Eritrean migrants were shot and four others seriously injured by improvised weapons in Calais as police tried to break up a bloody fight between Afghan and Eritrean rival gangs. (Photo: Jamie Wiseman)

BY AFP

Five migrants were shot during a giant brawl in Calais, leaving four fighting for their lives Friday in what the French government called an “unbearable” escalation of violence in a port that serves as a gateway to Britain.

Twenty-two were hospitalized with injuries after three fights across the city, which drew in hundreds of the migrants camped out in the hope of stowing away on a truck bound for England, according to officials. Continue reading Five Migrants Shot in Huge Calais Brawl Between Afghan and Eritrean Gangs