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Army halts shooting exercise as migrants land at firing range

6 days ago   |   By Metro

Border Force officials lead the migrants away from the scene in Kent
The British Army had to stop a firing exercise as migrants landed in a boat nearby.
Soldiers were using live rounds on the Kent coast when a lookout spotted 15 migrants on a boat heading towards the ‘danger area'.
They were ordered to stop shooting as police and the coastguard were scrambled to Lydd Ranges on the remote Romney Marshes.
The crossing came amid high winds in the English Channel that have rendered journeys in dinghies increasingly difficult.
The group of 15 migrants were spotted heading towards the ‘danger...
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Army forced to stop live fire exercises on Kent coast after migrants land in 'danger area'

Army forced to stop live fire exercises on Kent coast after migrants land in 'danger area'

6 days ago   |   By The Independent

Shooting resumed two hours later
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Migrant landing forces soldiers to halt live firing exercise at military range

6 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The Army had to stop a firing exercise on the Kent coast as migrants in a boat landed nearby.
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