Emergency services attended a Border Force migrant centre in Dover after flammable devices were thrown from a car.

A man is reported to have thrown petrol bombs which had fireworks attached before he killed himself, according to a Reuters photographer.

Kent Fire and Rescue team were called at 11.22 am on Sunday, October 30 to The Viaduct after two or three devices caused a fire.

A suspect has been identified and one minor injury was reported.

Flammable devices thrown at Migrant centre in Dover Incident

The news agency reported that the attacker was a white man, wearing a striped top and drove a white Seat sports utility vehicle.

The Police has said that inquiries are ongoing and have yet to confirm reports that the suspect has died.

The news comes as almost 1,000 migrants arrived in the UK after crossing the Channel on Saturday.

Bournemouth Echo: PAPA (Image: PA)

A Home Office spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident at Western Jet Foil, Dover, and police are in attendance.

“It would not be appropriate to comment further at this stage.”

The Conservative MP for Dover, Nathalie Elphicke, said she was “deeply shocked” in a post on social media.

In a Twitter post, she wrote: "I am deeply shocked by the incident in Dover today.

"I have spoken to the immigration minister about the situation. My thoughts are with everyone involved."