'Tear down the wall!' Police fire WATER CANNON as rioting Calais migrants try to reach UK
Officers deployed the extreme crowd control tactics after asylum seekers defied the orders of the town’s prefect and held a rowdy demonstration against border controls.
Migrants from the notorious Jungle camp carried placards ordering Theresa May to “tear down” the new wall Britain is building around the port to protect vulnerable truckers from nightly attacks.
Others masked their faces with Union Jack flags as they clashed with riot police who desperately tried to restore order to the lawless town, which has been plagued by violence.
Police officials said that the violence kicked off... read more
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