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Ethiopian refugee was attacked by a group of five men as authorities were clearing camp on Tuesday

A young woman was gang raped during the destruction of the Calais Jungle, French prosecutors revealed today. 

Five men set upon the Ethiopian refugee, who cannot be named for legal reasons, as police and volunteers were clearing the sprawling slum.

The victim was examined by a forensic doctor but had difficulty explaining the attack, on Tuesday morning, because she only speaks an Ethiopian dialect.

She is currently still staying in Calais until a translator can be found, said a source. 

It came as prosecutors said three suspects involved in the knifepoint rape of a 38-year-old Afghan interpreter around the squalid shantytown last week could have been people smugglers.

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