Police shoot-out with UK-registered car in France

Police shoot-out with UK-registered car in France
By Catherine Hardy with AFP
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Occupants are suspected of involvement in people-smuggling. Dozens of migrants were found in a lorry in Belgium in what officials say was a linked operation.

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A British-registered car has crashed after a high-speed chase through Belgium and Northern France.

The pursuit, which ended near Dunkirk, topped 200 km an hour in places.

[DAILY EXPRESS]: BREAKING: Motorcyclistdies in motorwayshoot-out between'people smugglers' in UK car: A MO… https://t.co/JmXOZVsXOM

— Daily Express UK (@dailyexpressuk) May 5, 2016 Four men inside were injured. Two reportedly had gunshot wounds.

All were reportedly of Iraqi nationality.

The emergency created chaos on the motorway system. A motorcyclist was killed in a related accident.

Dozens of migrants were found in a lorry in Belgium in what officials say was a linked operation.

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