Rioting migrants torch cars, injure policeman at Maltese holding centre

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Rioting migrants in Malta set at least five staff cars on fire and injured a policeman in their holding centre as they demanded their freedom.

The violence broke out Sunday night at a former British army barrack in Hal Far, close to Malta’s airport.

The migrants took control of part of the compound, but a police spokesman said the situation was brought back under control in the early hours of Monday.

Malta’s migrant reception and detention centres are under pressure with several hundred migrants having arrived in Malta over the summer.

Many of them were...


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Rioting migrants torch cars, injure policeman at Maltese holding centre


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