Police Evict Up To 1,600 Migrants From Makeshift Camp In Paris

Authorities broke down camps that had arisen near a refugee center, citing unhealthy conditions and resettling residents. Meanwhile, the U.N. warns of tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean.
A French police officer oversees the evacuation of a makeshift camp in Paris on Tuesday. The camp, one of several set up by migrants and refugees around the French capital, held hundreds of people in degraded conditions for several weeks. Source: Philippe Lopez

French police say they evacuated several makeshift settlements in Paris on Tuesday, evicting refugees and other migrants from the tents they'd been living in for months. The operation, which involved about 350 officers, unfolded without reports of violence or injury.

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