An Iraqi migrant was killed and two others injured on Friday after being mowed down by a freight train near a camp in the northern French port of Dunkirk, authorities said. The accident occurred as the migrants were trying to cross the railway tracks near the Grande-Synthe humanitarian camp on the outskirts of Dunkirk. One of the injured was treated in hospital for shock while the other suffered a minor hip injury, the authorities said.
Thousands of migrants and refugees living in makeshift camps in the French port city of Calais are making nightly attempts to enter the Channel Tunnel freight terminal in a bid to reach Britain. The French government has deployed ri...
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French authorities expect to finish clearing half of a migrant shanty town nicknamed the "Jungle" outside the northern port of Calais within days, a spokesman for the region said on Monday.
LILLE, France (Reuters) - French authorities will soon announce that the remaining half of the "Jungle" migrant camp near Calais will be dismantled, the mayor of the northern port city said on Monday.
With the French government’s planned dismantling of the migrant camp looming, officials say Britain may finally be accelerating steps to admit dozens of children.