Migrant families brave perilous mountain crossing at France-Italy border


More and more migrants are crossing treacherously high Alpine passes at night, scaling the peaks between Italy and France. Ill-equipped for the dark, snowy conditions and sometimes with young children, they trek on amid fear of being stopped by the police, hoping to reach a safe future on the other side of the Alps. One family from Afghanistan let a group of reporters walk with them for part of their perilous journey. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell.


Programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.


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