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Video: People smugglers jailed for trying to get 18 Albanians across English Channel


Two men who tried to smuggle 18 Albanian immigrants into the UK before their boat broke down have been jailed for a total of nine years.

Mark Stribling, 35, and Robert Stilwell, 33, admitted breaching immigration law by illegally attempting to help 18 migrants enter the country on a boat from France which had to be rescued in the English Channel.

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