Migrant dies after attempting to jump on to Calais-bound moving train

Migrant dies after attempting to jump on to Calais-bound moving train
 

Two other migrants were also injured in the accident, but are said to be in life-threatening conditions.
The three trio are said to have been walking along a railway track in Loon-Plage, a coastal town wedged between Calais and Dunkirk, before being struck by the train. 
The freight train, which was loaded with ore and travelling at around 37 miles per hour, was on its way to the port of Calais, and was headed towards the ferry terminal.
The train driver said that the migrants signalled for him to stop and that he “immediately” slammed the brakes, but that the train did not stop in time,... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 24
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