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Immigration Officials Shocked To Find 68 People Sealed In A Shipping Container

Immigration Officials Shocked To Find 68 People Sealed In A Shipping Container

Sixty-eight suspected illegal immigrants, including two pregnant women and 15 children, have been found inside four different Vessel freight containers at a port in Essex.

They were found during routine Border Force checks at Harwich International Port at about 22:00 BST on Thursday.

Thirty-five people from Afghanistan, 22 from China, 10 from Vietnam and one Russian were discovered.

Seven people were rushed to hospital, including the two mothers-to-be, and 61 others assessed at the scene by paramedics, who received a tip-off at around 10 pm.

Police said 53 adults and 15 children were discovered huddling in the dark during a routine inspection of shipping containers at Harwich International Port in Essex.

Investigators revealed this morning that they have arrested four Polish lorry drivers on suspicion of immigration offences.

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