Calais Police May Not be Able To Handle Migrants By Summer

Calais 'Jungle' Migrant Camp
Police in Calais fear that by the summer they may be overstretched and will not be able to keep control of migrants trying to get the the UK. In the Northern French port town of Calais, police are worried that the increasing number of migrants trying to cross over to the UK may create chaos this summer. The past three weeks has seen a surge of migrants who have hitched rides on commercial trucks, hiding themselves away in attempts to reach Britain, TheLocal reports. A spokesman for the police in the town said, “migrants once again attempted to slow down the traffic by placing branches on the road to obstruct lorries heading to the port of Calais. Migrants are cutting down and putting branches, and even tree trunks, on the road and they are operating simultaneously in several places.” The behaviour echoes the events of last week when migrants in a Paris camp rioted, requiring police to subdue them with tear gas. Just last month the migrant camp known as the Jungle was cleared by French authorities, and they were met with resistance from the migrants and the ever present open borders activists who have repeatedly been encouraging migrants to riot in the camps and in Calais