France clears Calais camp as concern mounts in Paris

Police officers watch an excavator clearing caravans in the 'Jungle' migrant camp, on October 31, 2016 in Calais, northern FranceFrench demolition teams cleared the last shacks in the Calais “Jungle” on Monday, signalling the end of the notorious camp as concerns mount for thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris. Squads of workers using diggers, tractors and cranes had torn down the final tents and makeshift migrant homes on the windswept stretch of northern coastline. Sand, mud and piles of rubbish now mark the spot where thousands of migrants and refugees passed through as they tried to sneak into Britain, making the “Jungle” camp a symbol of Europe’s migrant crisis.

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