| 19 May 2024, Sunday |

One migrant dies in train accident in northern France

A train in northern France collided with a group of migrants wandering along the rails near Calais, killing one and wounding three others, according to local officials on Twitter.

According to Franck Dhersin, deputy president of the Hauts de France region, all victims were Eritreans, and one of the three injured people was in “extreme emergency.”

SNCF, the train operator, said operations on the Calais-Dunkerque line will be suspended until Friday morning.

  • Reuters