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Thursday, 14 November, 2002, 10:13 GMT
In pictures: French church saga ends
Police in the French port of Calais have carried out an operation to remove nearly 100 illegal immigrants from a church, ending a five-day stand-off.

Migrants outside the church, framed by riot police
Riot police kept the church surrounded for five days

French police evacuating the church
They finally intervened in the early hours of Thursday (AP)

Evacuated asylum-seekers outside the church
There was no resistance as the migrants left (AP)

Immigrants are taken away
They were put on buses and taken to police stations (AP)

Immigrants on buses
They have five days to claim asylum or face deportation


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