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Migrants climb fences, chant 'freedom' in protest at Kent barracks


Migrants have protested over living conditions under lockdown at a former military barracks.

Crowds shouted 'we want freedom' at a fence in Napier Barracks, Folkestone, on Monday.

Footage recorded by an onlooker shows the group hit and pull at the barrier while officers watch from the other side.

Napier Barracks is currently serving as a temporary assessment centre for thousands of people who have travelled across the English Channel.

The footage echos similar scenes seen in the seaside village of Penally, Pembrokeshire, last week.