Manslaughter investigation opened after migrant dies while attempting to cross the English Channel
The Independent says a manslaughter investigation has been opened after a migrant died trying to cross the channel, a French prosecutor has said.
One migrant in his 30s was pulled from the water unconscious and was later pronounced dead when rescuers returned to shore, it has been reported. Another migrant is thought to be missing after the incident on Wednesday.
French officials confirmed that the rescue mission took place after a small boat capsized off the coast of Dunkirk.
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