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    MSF Confirms Use of Tear Gas Against Migrants at French 'Jungle' Camp

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    According to a spokesperson for Medecins Sans Frontieres, the French police are using tear gas against migrants living at the so-called Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The French police are using tear gas against migrants living at the so-called Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais, a spokesperson for Medecins Sans Frontieres, or Doctors Without Borders, told Sputnik on Monday.

    “We can confirm that this morning dozens of policemen went onto the camp and they started to remove part of the camp called part 9. We know that this afternoon they launched tear gas in the camp and some violence occurred against migrants. There is violence there now, and they are using tear gas against migrants,” Samuel Hanryon said.

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