Nine arrested as UK immigration protests prompt clashes

More than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe last year and Dover, one of Britain's main ferry ports, is a prime destination among migrants at camps around the French town of CalaisPolice in Britain arrested nine people Saturday as pro and anti-immigration protests in the English Channel port town of Dover spilt over into violence. The local Kent police said in a statement that one person had suffered a broken arm and five others suffered “minor injuries”. Dover, one of Britain’s main ferry ports and located on the southeast coast, is a prime destination among migrants at camps around the French town of Calais, 21 miles (34 kilometres) across the sea.

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