Eight supercooled migrants in the night between Saturday and Sunday saved on the Channel about 19 km of Sangatte in the north of France. According to the maritime authorities, they tried to make the crossing to Great Britain.
The eight were aboard a boat when she was around 3 pm the French emergency services are contacted, as appears from a communication of the prefecture for the Channel and the North sea. The identity of the persons is unclear.
The emergency services organized a rescue mission and found them around 5.20 pm. The migrants were in the early morning in Boulogne-sur-Mer (north), captured by French firefighters and transferred to the border police.
This new oversteekpoging after previously eighteen migrants under the same conditions, were rescued in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, eight Friday and five Saturday morning.