Belgian farmer accidentally moves the French border 7½ feet

Belgian farmer accidentally moves the French border 7½ feet by unwittingly moving historic stone marker that was in the way of his tractor A Belgian farmer accidentally moved the French-Belgian border 7.5 feet The altered border demarcation was discovered by a local history enthusiast  The mayors of the two border towns both saw the humorous side of the incident 

By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline

Published: 15:14 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 16:11 BST, 4 May 2021

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A farmer has accidentally moved the French-Belgian border 7.5 feet further inside French territory. 

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The Belgian farmer apparently decided to move the historic border stone after finding it in the way of his path. 

The stone is positioned between the Belgian border village of Erquelinnes and Bousignies-sur-Roc, a commune in the Nord department in northern France. 

The Belgian farmer apparently decided to move the historic border stone, pictured above, after finding it in the way of his path

The Belgian farmer apparently decided to move the

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