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Two charged over migrants' deaths

Two 22-year-old men have been charged with immigration offences as part of an investigation into the deaths of five migrants

They included a child, who died trying to cross the English Channel.

Yien Both, a 22-year-old from South Sudan, has been charged with assisting unlawful immigration and attempting to arrive in the UK without valid entry clearance.

Tajdeen Adbulaziz Juma, a 22-year-old Sudanese national, has been charged with attempting to arrive in the UK without valid entry clearance.

Both men have been remanded in custody and are expected to appear before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court later on Friday.

A third man, an 18-year-old from Sudan, has been bailed pending further inquiries.

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