France begins bulldozing part of 'Jungle' refugee camp: AFP

AFP , Monday 29 Feb 2016

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Migrants look at a bulldozer used to build a new road in the camp known as the "Jungle", a squalid sprawling camp in Calais, northern France, February 16, 2016 (Photo: Reuters)

French authorities began bulldozing the southern half of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern port city of Calais on Monday, said AFP reporters at the scene.

Two bulldozers and around 20 workers began destroying dozens of makeshift shacks, with 30 police cars and two anti-riot vans stationed nearby.

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