Several children were among those rescued SUS-210901-172755001

Sussex suspected migrants: Pictures show dozens of people, including children, being rescued

Dozens of people, including several children, were rescued from a suspected migrant vessel that got into difficulty off the coast of Sussex this afternoon (January 9).

Saturday, 9th January 2021, 5:53 pm

These pictures show the rescue operation, with children having to be carried into waiting ambulances and struggling people being helped onto land after a treacherous crossing of the Channel.

According to Sussex Police, they will be taken into the custody and care of the Home Office after being safely brought onto land in Eastbourne.

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