Paris authorities clear out hundreds of migrants from tent camps

September 17, 2015 5:46 AM

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PARIS – Paris authorities are evacuating more than 500 Syrian and other migrants from tent camps and moving them to special housing as the country steps up efforts to deal with Europe's migrant wave.

City social workers and charity workers woke the migrants before dawn Thursday, and they gathered their belongings calmly, watched over by police.

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