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24th May 2017

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Paris clears migrants from tent camp

Hundreds of police evacuated a tent camp in northern Paris, where more than 1,600 migrants, mostly from Afghanistan, Sudan and Eritrea, were living in grimy conditions. Police said the illegal camps pose a security and health risk, AFP reported. The camp was located just metres from a new refugee transit centre, which was set up late last year to take asylum-seekers off the streets, but has limited space.

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