Bulldozers, policemen demolishing France’s infamous ‘Jungle’ shantytown

Hundreds of police officers from around France, using bulldozers and trucks, continued their effort to tear down a makeshift refugee camp for a third day on Wednesday. In recent years, the camp known as "the Jungle" has housed thousands of refugees and become a center of activity by terrorists, criminals, drug dealers and prostitutes. Hundreds of residents of the shantytown in northern France near the port of Calais and the Eurotunnel rail link to Britain try each day to stow away in trains, trucks and ferries heading across the English Channel. A French judge authorized the destruction of the camp last week.  

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