A Somali was one of the two people who survived the “fatal attempt to cross the English Channel that separates the UK from France.
” French Interior Minister, Gerald Darmanin said.
The other survivor was from Iraq.
At least 27 people ‘drowned’ on Wednesday as they were trying to make the journey in a small inflatable boat.
Their identities are not yet known.
” It’s the worst tragedy since the area became a common crossing point for migrants” in 2018.
Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested.
Somali survivor in Channel Boat tragedy