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A video has captured the stunning second a military of migrants overwhelmed armed French police earlier than boarding a ship to the UK.

New footage exhibits a crowd of individuals speeding in the direction of a seashore at Gravelines, a commune on France’s north coast and southwest of Dover.

The group – reportedly composed primarily of Vietnamese and Sudanese migrants – was seen hiding in sand dunes earlier than making a beeline for a “taxi boat”.

Armed gendarmes had been seen frantically firing teargas on the migrants, The Sun reported, however they finally did not cease them from reaching the vessel.

While they managed to deflate one of many boats earlier than it was capable of depart the shore, one other shortly adopted in what insiders mentioned was an train like “playing whack-a-mole”.

The Sun reported that its journalists noticed French police heading in the direction of the boat in golf buggies, giving chase and firing teargas on the similar time.

The video exhibits some police assembly the boat on the shore, and one officer could be seen popping the raft with a small knife.

The migrants then disembark, some aggressively kicking on the water close by and sending splashes within the route of police.

While the preliminary try was unsuccessful, one other boat could be seen shortly rounding the nook, with migrants boarding earlier than enterprise the six-hour journey to England.

A French police supply instructed the publication that the scenario isn’t unusual, with boats leaving seaside providers overwhelmed.

They mentioned: “It’s an unimaginable activity — there are simply too many boats now. It’s like taking part in whack-a-mole. You cease one boat, after which one other arrives.”

The Government has insisted that its controversial Rwanda bill will slash the number of people travelling from France to England, but Irish officials have warned it will just kick up the number of people arriving on their shores.

Irish deputy prime minister Michael Martin has claimed the Government’s bill is a “knee-jerk response” following its failure to control migration after Brexit.

He coined the term “Rwanda impact” while claiming 80 percent of asylum seekers who crossed to Ireland had come from Northern Ireland.

He said: “I consider the Rwanda impact is impacting on Ireland. And I feel that didn’t occur immediately or yesterday. It’s been rising because the first iteration and publication of that technique round Rwanda.”