Archbishop praying after ‘horrible’ Channel tragedy
The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of his unhappiness over the lack of 4 migrants who died when their small boat capsized within the English Channel.
The dinghy bought into problem within the freezing waters off the coast of Dungeness, 30 miles west of Dover, at round 03:00 GMT on Wednesday.
The crew of a passing fishing trawler pulled 31 individuals from the boat, based on media experiences.
Video footage confirmed migrants crammed collectively and water contained in the vessel.
A number of the survivors are reported to be in essential situation in hospital.
Archbishop Justin Welby mentioned on Twitter: “I am praying for the victims of as we speak’s horrible occasions within the Channel. It is one other reminder that debates about asylum seekers aren’t about statistics, however treasured human lives.
“Could God consolation those that mourn, those that survived and all those that work to avoid wasting lives at sea.”
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak instructed MPs it was a “tragic lack of human life”.