How has Norwich responded to the arrival of stranded migrants?

Elevated view of Norwich with the city's cathedral in the background

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It is understood 11 migrants taken from Kent to London are now housed in a Norwich hotel

A group of migrants mistakenly taken from Kent and left stranded in central London have been brought to the Norfolk city of Norwich. How has Norwich, which is part of the City of Sanctuary UK scheme, responded?

It is understood 11 migrants, thought to be from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, are currently being housed in a Norwich hotel.

The Home Office says the group originally told officials they had a place to stay.

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The group of migrants could be seen holding blue plastic bags containing their belongings in London

‘The situation was not good’

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Afghanistan migrant Hassibullah was brought to Norwich in the middle of the night after first being stranded in London

Student Hassibullah, 24, from Afghanistan, was one of the 11 taken from Kent to London.

“I was with other…