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Migrant Found Dead In Channel Tunnel

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A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel on a freight train. Operator Eurotunnel said the incident happened near Calais at around 5am BST (6am local time). A section of the tunnel was closed for investigation and both freight and passenger services have been disrupted. "Following the discovery of migrants on a freight shuttle, early this morning, the shuttle was immediately stopped," said a French official. "During an investigation by border police, a deceased migrant was found in the tunnel," he added. Play video "Tunnel Travel Chaos After Strike" Video: Tunnel Travel Chaos After Strike Authorities have yet to say how the migrant died. It is the second migrant fatality in as many weeks following the death of an Eritrean while trying to get on a train at Coquelles last month. A Eurotunnel spokesman said freight services were affected more than passenger trains, which were "running with slight delays". He added: "We are working very hard to restore full services as soon as possible." Play video "Migrants Try To Get On To Lorries" Video: Migrants Try To Get On To Lorries The incident comes days after around 150 migrants caused delays and cancellations when they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel terminal in France. There have been increased calls for a resolution to the migrant crisis in Calais, which has escalated in recent months. Around 3,000 people displaced from countries including Eritrea, Syria and Afghanistan have set up camp near the port. Last week more than 3,000 truckers had to queue for several days in high temperatures on the M20 following a wildcat strike by ferry workers in France. Play video "Inside Asylum-Seeker Camp (Archive)" Video: Inside Asylum-Seeker Camp (Archive) Hauliers have also faced problems with migrants desperately trying to clamber on board their HGVs to the UK. French authorities have faced claims they are not doing enough to safeguard lorry drivers from intimidation and violence. Greece, crisis, Gunman On Beach, Confederate flag, racist, Charleston shooter, South Carolina church, skinhead, Dylann Roof, Tornado, FIFA, Arrested, Corruption, Nepal, Amtrak train, Train Crash, train crashes, Philadelphia, Baltimore riots, Freddie Gray, violent, National Guard, Violence in Baltimore, Gas Clash Protesters, WTF, NYC, RAW Video, Kenji Goto, Kurdish, Hostage, BREAKING NEWS, JAPANESE HOSTAGE, HD Video, New Video, Iraq, FULL Video, Super Bowl, 2015 Budweiser, Lost Dog, NEW YORK BLIZZARD 2015, Ukraine, Donetsk, war, military, Putin's War, Russian Terrorists, Invasion, Separatists, Slaviansk, crisis, fighting, news, compilation, news reporter , news channel 5, news channels, youtube, halloween, ghetto, helicopter crash, yesterday, interruption , in spanish, interview , live today , jetpack fail, japanese, jingle music junkie, justin bieber, jokes, 24h, dancing, news korea, kenya, live, news on air, live stream, news movies, news music, news mess ups, news channel, news now, bloopers 2014, news fails, news on ebola, news one, Radar, Bus Stop Buddy, FOX Futurecast, Hurricane, Local News, Most Popular, Investigates, Politics, Mobile Apps, Text Alerts, Seen On TV, Watch Newscasts Live, TV Schedule, Traffic, Gift Of Life, Yellow Pages, NEWS, Local, U.S. & World, Sports, Health, Tech, Weird, Weather, WEATHER, Forecast, Maps & Radar, Weather Alerts, School Closing Alerts, Weather News, ENTERTAINMENT, Events, In The Wings, NY Live, Your Guide 4 NY, Open House, 1st Look, Job Shop, Auto, Tech, Business, Personal Finance, Small Business, Breaking news, latest news, Terror strikes France, Democrats, Economy, Taxes, Poverty, Corporations, Jobs, Energy, Small Business, Unions, Wall Street, Education, Early Education, School Reform, Elections, Election 2012, Election 2014, Election 2016, Money in Politics, Voting Rights, Equality, LGBT, Race, Women, Immigration, Green, Pollution, Climate, Health, Health Care Reform, Obamacare, Global Health, Food, HIV-AIDS, Sexual Health,...