Flares Set Off as French Fishing Vessels Gather in Jersey Amid Post-Brexit Tension

French fishing vessels descended on the island of Jersey on May 6, amid tensions over post-Brexit fishing arrangements.

This footage, by Marcio Agostinho, shows orange smoke from a flare and multiple boats at the harbor in St Helier, capital of the island, which is a British Crown Dependency.

French news reports said vessels departed Barneville-Carteret, Breton and Granville.

Two Royal Navy vessels were sent to patrol the waters around Jersey, while a French patrol boat was also in the vicinity. Credit: Marcio Agostinho via Storyful

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