French police, migrants clash near Calais camp

French police use water canons against participants during a march in support of migrants and refugees in the so-called 'Jungle' camp in the French northern port city of Calais on October 1, 2016French police used tear gas and water cannon to put down violent clashes with migrants and activists who attempted to hold a banned rally beside the squalid “Jungle” camp in Calais on Saturday, regional authorities said. The confrontation, the worst since February, lasted some three hours and three police officers were slightly injured from stones hurled by some of the migrants, the authorities in the northern French town said.

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