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Children left with 'nowhere to go' after Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance

French authorities has declared the operation to clear the 'Jungle' camp over - but charities have said hundreds of child refugees had been left with nowhere to go.

A total of 5,596 people have been evacuated since the operation began on Monday with many of them being taken away on buses, French ministries said. Of those removed from the camp, 234 children are being resettled in the UK.

Save The Children said it was "extremely concerned" about minors who had not been registered as the site went up in flames.

A spokeswoman for the local prefecture said that the rate of demolition would be scaled up on Thursday with larger machinery moving in.

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Children 'arrested without explanation' in Calais

Children are reportedly being arrested in the 'Jungle' camp in Calais, a charity has warned.

Help Refugees said it had received reports of "children are being arrested without explanation" in the camp.

It added all residents must be registered by 2pm and "any minors or adults found without wrist bands by that time will be arrested".

French Authorities have brought in the heavy machinery to scale up the clearance operation in the 'Jungle' camp in Calais.

The diggers move in to tear down the camp Credit: EBU

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