Nine new charges brought to light about the November drowning of migrants in England's Channel.

Nine men were indicted in particular for "manslaughter" and five others were imprisoned in connection with the investigation into the sinking in Channel migrants that left 27 people dead in November.

Nine new charges brought to light about the November drowning of migrants in England's Channel.

Nine men were indicted in particular for "manslaughter" and five others were imprisoned in connection with the investigation into the sinking in Channel migrants that left 27 people dead in November. AFP received this information on Friday, the 1st. According to judicial sources, July

Ten people were arrested in the judicial investigation. They are suspected of being involved in various roles, including drivers, smugglers, or accommodation providers. She said that five of the indicted were remanded in custody, and four were under judicial supervision.

According to a source familiar with the case, they are suspected of being involved in various roles, including as drivers, smugglers, or lodgers in an Afghan illegal immigration network. This is in connection to the sinking. This judicial investigation had already led to the indictment and imprisonment of a tenth individual.

As "le Parisien", and "RTL" announced, a total of 15 people were arrested on Sunday and Monday. Five people had been released at this point without being charged.

27 migrants between 7 and 46 years old - 16 Kurds of Iraq, 1 Kurd from Iran and 3 Afghans, three Ethiopians and one Somali - were killed in an explosion at Calais on November 24, as they tried to reach Great Britain.

Two passengers, an Iraqi Kurd, and a Sudanese were the only ones to be rescued. The shipwreck was the most fatal since migrants attempted to cross the Channel. It caused an uproar in Europe and reignited tensions between France, Britain, and France.

The Ministry of the Interior reports that attempts to illegally cross the Channel to reach the British coast by migrants seeking to reach the British coast have exploded in the first quarter of 2022. This follows a record-breaking year 2021.

The authorities recorded "777 crossing events" and attempted crossings in small vessels involving 20,132 candidates between January 1 and June 13 2022 (68% more than the same period in 2021).

According to January data from the Ministry of the Interior, the number of people who attempted crossings from the northern coast between Calais, Dunkirk and Calais was a record of 52,000 and 28,000 respectively.

According to the maritime prefecture 38 migrants drowned trying to reach England via sea from northern France in 2021. This includes 27 who died from the November 24th sinking.

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