Two jailed after group attack police in Calais before crossing Channel in small boat

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Two asylum seekers caught on camera as they took part in a mob attack on French police trying to stop them fleeing across the Channel in a small boat have been jailed. Shocking footage, played at Canterbury Crown Court and released by the Home Office, shows the UK-funded gendarmes being aggressively confronted and pelted with rocks, driftwood and other makeshift weapons on a beach near Calais on June 16. The officers, some of who suffered injuries, were unable to prevent the vessel from launching. But it was later intercepted in UK waters and two of those onboard and involved in the violent at…

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