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Channel dinghy tragedy: investigation confirms boat was in UK waters

Marine Accident Investigation Branch condemned for slow progress in determining how last November’s tragedy occurred

Bereaved families who lost relatives in a mass drowning in the Channel a year ago have criticised the UK body investigating the tragedy for a lack of progress in determining how and why dozens of lives were lost.

An interim report from the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published on Thursday confirmed that the boat had reached UK waters.

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