Migrant crisis: More than 50 refugees land on UK shores in Dinghies

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migrantsINTERCEPTED…Migrants arrive at Kingsdown yesterday (Image: Sky News)

The rest were taken by officers for questioning at Dover. Kent Police said the flotilla included a dinghy which arrived on the shore at nearby Kingsdown at 8.15am. The eight people aboard were passed on to immigration officers. 

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Fourteen more suspected migrants were brought into the port on a Border Force vessel. 

And another 34, including five youngsters, were plucked to safety from two dinghies by the authorities and taken ashore. 

A fifth dinghy was intercepted but the number of people on board was not known. 

A Home Office spokesman said: “Border Force is dealing with a number of ongoing small boat incidents. 

border forceBorder Force are dealing with 'a number of ongoing small boat incidents' (Image: SKY NEWS)

“Further details will be provided when the operational response has concluded and the situations have been resolved.” 

It came a day after Home Secretary Priti Patel said she and her French counterpart

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