People-smuggling gangs circle as migrants return to Calais


After the mass displacement last year of thousands from the notorious makeshift 'jungle' camp near the French Channel port of Calais, where for years migrants gathered while hoping for a clandestine passage to the UK, smaller numbers have begun returning to the zone where people-smuggling gangs are again closing in.

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In the shadow of what was once the notorious Calais "Jungle" thousands of refugees have become living targets for smugglers and human traffickers as their plight becomes increasingly perilous, reports The Independent.