Migrants rescued from Channel by the RNLI following a small boat incident

A boat of migrants has been brought into Dover the day after a man died while trying to cross the English Channel. The group was rescued by the RNLI in pitch-black conditions following a small boat incident in the Channel.

On Friday, a Sudanese man in his 20s was found unconscious and pulled from the water after going overboard as he and others attempted to reach the UK. A manslaughter investigation has been opened regarding this by the French police.

In that incident, a total of 32 people were rescued off Berck, near Calais, in a state of hypothermia