French Authorities Evacuate over 2000 Migrants From a Camp Near Stalingrad Station

According to BFM TV, the evacuation started at 8 a.m. local time in the 19th district of Paris

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Migrants at the jungle migrant camp in Calais, France. Wikimedia Commons

Paris, November 1, 2016: French authorities on Monday evacuated over 2,000 migrants from a camp in Paris, a media report said.

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The authorities evacuated the migrants from a makeshift camp located near the Stalingrad metro station in northern Paris, Sputnik News reported.

According to BFM TV, the evacuation started at 8 a.m. local time in the 19th district of Paris. The police divided the migrants into two groups, one of those who have no official documents for asylum, and the second of legal asylum seekers.

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At least 2,000 to 2,500 migrants are reported to live in the camp.

In September, forced evacuation resulted in relocation of at least 1,400 migrants from the camp at the Stalingrad Metro station.

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On Saturday, French President Francois Hollande promised to evacuate all the refugee camps in France, following the start of the Calais camp dismantling on October 24. (IANS)

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