Migrants targeting UK bound passenger trains taking ever greater risks

Migrants targeting UK bound passenger trains taking ever greater risks

As Eurostar train delayed by people on roof finally arrives, Eurotunnel reports increased security is resulting in more desperate tactics

People who are taking ever greater risks to reach Britain from Calais have targeted UK-bound passenger trains for the first time because of increased security measures at the Channel tunnel.

Two Eurostar passenger trains were forced to turn back on Tuesday, one to London and one to Paris, while a rescue train was sent for stranded passengers when their service broke down near Calais.

Related: Eurostar train held at Calais reaches London after 16-hour delay

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Source: Guardian Transport

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