UK Army Halts Live-Fire Exercise on Beach After Migrants Come Ashore

A live-fire military drill was suspended after illegal migrants landed a small boat on a U.K. beach used by the army, according to reports.

A 9-foot vessel carrying at least 16 aliens across the English Channel approached near Dungeness, England, in the middle of a shooting exercise being held at Lydd Ranges in Kent.

“The boat then made landfall inside a designated danger zone after continuing to travel towards the site following a 'check fire' being called, which saw the reservist unit of British Army soldiers temporarily stop firing,” the Daily Mail reports.

The migrants made a run for the interior, but were ultimately rounded up by police and Border Force officers.

The military resumed the drill after a two-hour delay.

A rigid-hulled inflatable boat with a motor valued at over $25,000 was reportedly used in the smuggling attempt.

Authorities say they found an Albanian passport on the boat.

Over 7,000 migrants have arrived in the U.K. via the English Channel so far in 2020, dwarfing a record number of around 1,800 last year.

More migrants crossed the Channel in the first 23 days of September than the entirety of 2019, as Infowars Europe recently reported.

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