Johnson 'Deeply Saddened' Over Migrant Deaths in Channel

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he was “shocked,” “appalled and deeply saddened” after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the English Channel while attempting to cross from France to Britain.

Jean-Marc Puissesseau, who is the head of the ports of Calais and Boulogne, told The Associated Press that he spoke to one of the rescuers, who said as many as 30 people had died.

Although officials offered few confirmed details, it appeared to be one of the deadliest days in the channel in recent memory.

Following the boat’s capsize, Johnson pledged to “use every power” possible to “demolish the business proposition” of human traffickers.

He also urged the UK’s “French friends” and “European partners” to work together with Britain and “step up” to “break these gangs who are literally getting away with murder.”

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  1. How can the people of Britain believe a word out of this dudes mouth? He is such an obvious lier, deflecting blame. Has the world gone mad?

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