Twenty-five migrants have been found in a refrigerated container on a Danish cargo ferry. Police reported to the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Tuesday night on Twitter that the migrants were discovered in the afternoon. The ship was therefore on the way from the Dutch port of Vlaardingen near Rotterdam in the English Felixstowe, turned after the discovery but around. Detective dogs searched for further persons after returning to Vlaardingen.
The refrigerated container was on a truck and was on, as the Dutch news agency ANP reported. The truck was seized and the driver arrested. At first it was still unclear whether he knew about the migrants.
The spokesman for the Danish shipping company DFDS, Gert Jakobsen, told the German Press Agency that the migrants had been received by the police after their return to the Dutch port. According to the Rotterdam police, 23 of the persons were taken to a police station after the medical examination, two to the hospital for medical treatment.
In October were in a refrigerated truck east of London 39 bodies had been discovered, A ship had previously brought the container from Belgium to England. The victims came from Vietnam. Every year, thousands of migrants go illegally Great Britain brought, especially in trucks or with ships and boats.