French fishermen have attacked British boats in the English Channel because they think they’re pinching too many scallops…that’s a bit rich considering EU boats have plundered UK waters for years.
Smoke bombs were apparently thrown at British vessels and there are claims they’re endangering lives at sea.
French and English fishermen are 'at war' over scallops.
This is the dramatic moment boat crews clashed over fishing rights in the English Channel. pic.twitter.com/XN9QeuHtwa
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) August 29, 2018
Mike Park, Chief Executive of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, called it “criminality and high seas piracy.”