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CALAIS, France (AP) — Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants
in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the
displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is b' ' itt' ird
a '%' of .r' ltr' ' i' i' rage that' s fueling a budding nationalist
The stalkers, sometimes masked, slip through the night armed with clubs, brass
knuckles, pepper spray or knives, according to accounts by migrants and groups
working to provide medical and legal help.
After months of what appear to be organized attacks, police made their first arrests
Thursday, taking seven men armed with iron bars and !:, batons into custody
for a suspected attack on 1' i' tatl-', Iraqi Kurds at " 'is.'' port town between Calais
and nearby Dunkirk. The seven faced charges of violence in 'is.'' group and forming it.''
group to commit violence, said Dunkirk prosecutor Eric Fouadd. Some of the men, age
said they iit! with movements in Calais ? rd. as
xenophobic, he said.