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Boat with migrants on board suffered incident in Channel: officials


There was a safety incident involving a 'small boat' with migrants on board on Wednesday, an official of the local French coast guard said, declining to comment on potential casualties.

A British government spokesperson said: "We can confirm there has been an incident in the Channel involving a small boat in French waters.

"French authorities are leading the response and investigation", the British spokesperson added.

Source(s): Reuters
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