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Distressing scenes as Calais migrant camp eviction resumes after clashes

The camp known as "The Jungle" is being slowly torn down after French authorities won a court order last week

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Distressing scenes as Calais migrant camp eviction resumes after clashes

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It is another distressing moment at the migrant camp known as “The Jungle”: a migrant appears to threaten to harm herself before being overpowered by police officers.

This is just one of the scenes at the Calais camp in France where the controversial partial eviction of migrants and bulldozing of makeshift shelters is underway.

It is reported the woman was pregnant. She and another migrant were reportedly taken to a police station.

The camp is being slowly torn down after French authorities won a court order last week.

The eviction resumed on Tuesday after a night of violent clashes between police and some of the migrants.

The government is promising to offer alternative shelter to all of those in the camp, thought to number between 800 and 3,500, according to various estimates.