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Dover port chaos as thousands of drivers stuck in 15 hour queues and delays until MONDAY
'This is revenge for Brexit': Motorists face another TWO DAYS of Dover traffic chaos as they say French deliberately put just ONE border guard on duty forcing thousands to sleep in their cars
Disruption is down to a 'vast volume of holiday traffic' and delays caused by heightened security at the border
Police helicopters were drafted in to deliver more than 11,000 bottles of water to thousands of stricken motorists
Port of Dover warned delays could last until Monday, after many motorists were stuck in their cars overnight
UK officials drafted in with French border police as Government said motorists suffered 'extraordinary disruption'
Social media users have questioned whether France is 'punishing' the UK for voting to leave the European Union
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen suggested the chaos at Dover could have been motivated by last month's Brexit vote
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Frustrated motorists facing days of misery after getting stuck in miles of gridlocked traffic near Dover have questioned whether the chaos was caused by the French authorities punishing Britain for leaving the EU.
The mayhem has left 250,000 drivers stranded in 'horrendous' 10-hour queues after the French border force imposed thorough security checks in the wake of the terror attack in Nice last week.
Many holidaymakers were forced to sleep in their vehicles overnight and worried Brits have posted their fears online that this is punishment for the referendum vote on June 23.
Police have warned the disruption on the roads - with cars remaining stationary as tailbacks stretch for 12 miles - is likely to last for a further two days.
Social media users on Twitter have questioned whether the turmoil in Kent is a 'Brexit hate crime' while others have suggested the French authorities are giving Brits a 'hard time' by 'making it awkward' following the referendum.
Dover port chaos as thousands of drivers stuck in 15 hour queues and delays until MONDAY | Daily Mail Online
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