15 Asylum Seekers Found In Tanker At Dover

The Port of Dover declared a "critical incident" after 15 asylum seekers were found on Wednesday inside a tanker on a cross-Channel ferry, P&O's Spirit of France.

It is understood that three of the asylum seekers needed hospital treatment following their discovery.

Two tanker drivers have also been arrested.

Following examination, powder found in the tanker has been declared non-hazardous.

An investigation is underway and the port remains open.


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