Migrant dies under bus

A young man from Guinee has died after falling from a bus that he had hidden under. The undocumented migrant had crawled under the bus that was bound for Calais while it was parked up at Brussels-North Railway Station. He had secured himself onto the undercarriage of the bus in the hope of making his way to the United Kingdom illegally.

The man met his end on the Keizer Karellaan in the Brussels municipality of Sint-Agatha-Berchem, just a few kilometer into the journey.

The driver of another vehicle had noticed the migrant and alert the driver of the bus. The bus stopped and the stowaway died after having fallen from it.  The Judicial Authorities have launched will carry out an autopsy on the victim’s body later today.  

It is not the first time that a transit-migrant after having hidden under a bus. Last-year a 17-year-old Sundanese transit migrant died after having stowed away under a bus.

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