Off the coast of England have arrested eight migrants

© AFP 2018 / Marcos Molepolole migrants. Archival photoOff the coast of England have arrested eight migrants© 2018 AFP / Marcos Moreno

Several people, presumably illegal migrants were detained off the southeastern coast of England, reported to the home office.

About 07.00 (10.00 GMT) Friday morning, a boat with migrants was discovered in the sea near Dover.

«The edge of the ship intercepted the boat, which was eight people. They were examined by doctors, however health care they need. They were subsequently transferred to immigration authorities for questioning», — stated in the message of Ministry of internal Affairs.

In operation, as were coast guard ships.

Over the past two weeks on the British coast or in British territorial waters were detained more than 80 people who were trying to enter the territory of the Kingdom. Most of them seemed to Iranians.

Due to the increased activity of illegal migrants British border police have increased patrols. The guards say that earlier migrants tried to get into Britain from France through the tunnel under the English channel, hiding in trucks or just trying to click it the border, and now changed tactics and often arrive on boats.