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Eurotunnel: Passenger services resume after fence breach

Passenger trains through the Channel Tunnel have partially resumed after group of migrants broke through perimeter fences overnight.

Delays are still expected, the rail operator said.

UK terminal 'closed' after migrant fence breach in France

Access to the UK Eurotunnel terminal has been closed by Highways England after a large group of migrants broke through security fences in France and got onto the tracks.

Eurotunnel said it is expected to be hours before services are able to resume and called the breach a "massive invasion".

Eurotunnel: 'Massive invasion was organised attack'

Eurotunnel says a "massive invasion" by 100 migrants was "clearly an organised attack".

It's clearly an organised attack when it comes in such a large number, there are over 100 in this one group.

They arrived together an in a well-organised manner broke through the fences and all clearly new where they were going.

– Eurontunnel spokesman

French police are working with British authorities to clear the tracks.

Eurotunnel said it is expected to be hours before services are able to resume because of the large number of people on the tracks.

Eurotunnel suspended after 'massive invasion'

Eurotunnel services were suspended after a "massive invasion" of more than 100 migrants in the French terminal.

Eurotunnel suspended after 'massive invasion'. Credit: PA

A "large and co-ordinated" group stormed the tracks at Calais at around 12.30am local time (11.30pm BST), Eurotunnel said. A spokesman said: "It's a massive invasion and intrusion by a very large and co-ordinated group of migrants. "They are being gathered up by the police authorities."

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