- French police shot migrants with rubber bullets to prevent Channel crossings
- Investigation by French national police authorities got under way last night
- Shooting happened at Dunkirk as eight Iranian Kurds carried a dinghy to the sea
French police have shot migrants with potentially lethal rubber bullets to stop their illegal boat crossing the Channel to the UK.
An investigation by French national police authorities was under way last night into the first known case of gun tactics to halt a migrant boat launch.