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150+ migrants cross on one of the busiest days of 2021 for small boat Channel crossings 


More than 150 migrants arrived on UK shores on the 23rd March - one of the busiest days of 2021 so far for small boat Channel crossings 

Immigration Enforcement officials were seen bringing around seven migrants to shore at Dover, Kent, through foggy conditions at 6am on Tuesday.   

At least 10 others were helped from the back of Border Force cutter Alert an hour later, with the HMC Hunter then pictured arriving with at least 30 migrants on board.

A damaged RHIB was moored in the harbour after making the dangerous 21-mile journey across the busiest shipping route in the world.

Photographs from Dover later showed several men waving from a bus as they waited to be transported to temporary holding facilities. 

It comes after 10 others were detained while making the journey to Dover by small boat on Sunday - in the first successful crossing in two weeks.

Stormy conditions at sea have caused a lull in arrivals following the busiest day of the year so far, when 115 were brought to shore on March 8.