Migrant youth killed by Channel Tunnel train: Officials

A young African was killed by a freight train near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel in France overnight Wednesday in the latest death of a migrant trying to reach Britain, a local official said.

AFP| Updated: Sep 24, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Paris: A young African was killed by a freight train near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel in France overnight Wednesday in the latest death of a migrant trying to reach Britain, a local official said.

"A migrant was hit by a freight shuttle at around 2:00 am on the tunnel site," the official said Thursday, adding the victim was probably from Eritrea or Sudan.