PressTV-Migrants abandoned in UK detention centers: Report

A new report has shown that the United Kingdom is becoming increasingly careless of the situation of migrants in its detention centers as more and more people commit suicide or need emergency medical care for drug overdose.

The Guardian said in a report on Wednesday that the number of ambulance callouts to migrant detention centers in England had increased by almost 50 percent in a three-year period ending last year.

Almost 10 ambulances visited detention centers each week in 2017, a sharp rise of 43 percent compared to 2014, the newspaper said.

Most of those calls came because of problems such as drug overdose and suicide attempts as migrants continued to face difficult conditions in the facilities, said the report.

The rise in emergency care services to migrant facilities comes as England has hosted fewer migrants in those centers compared to three years ago.

Experts put the rise down to the deteriorating state of detention centers,…

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