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14 people found hidden in back of truck at Rosslare port

The 12 males and two women are believed to be in good health.

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GARDA IMMIGRATION OFFICERS have discovered 14 people in the back of a truck at Rosslare Port in Co Wexford.

The truck arrived in Rosslare shortly after 2pm today on an Irish ferry from France.

The 14 people were discovered in a refrigerated trailer unit  by garda immigration officers during a routine search. It is understood the lorry was transporting a load of fruit.

The 12 males and two women are believed to be in good health, though one person was taken to Wexford General Hospital “as a precaution” according to gardaí. One young male is understood to have been part of the group, accompanied by his parents.

Investigations are ongoing.

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