Hundreds of illegal migrants hoping to sneak into the United Kingdom have transformed a park in the European Union’s capital into another ‘Jungle’, according to reports.
Up to 600 migrants — mostly Africans hailing from Eritrea and Sudan — are camping in Maximilian Park in Brussels, Belgium by night, Le Figaro reports.
The estimates were compiled by Médecins du Monde (MDM) and the Belgium Kitchen association; NGOs which have been assisting the migrants and providing them with food, despite fears this will lead to the camp growing and becoming more firmly established.
The old Calais ‘Jungle’, as the sprawling, crime-ridden shanty town which lay opposite the Port of Dover until it was cleared in late 2016 was known, came to house as many as 10,000 migrants.
Locals have done their level best to keep it from being re-established, trying to stop pro-migration NGOs from providing services to illegals, and to refuse to provide them…