05/12/2019

Probe As Migrants Found On Cargo Ship In Co Waterford

An investigation has been launched after eight men were found hiding on a cargo ship travelling from France to Ireland.

Gardaí were alerted to an incident in Belview, Co Waterford on Wednesday 04 December after crew discovered the men on board the ship.

All eight are believed to be adult males from Eastern Europe and all are said to be in good medical condition.

Garda Immigration Officers attached to Waterford Garda Station are currently dealing with the men and they will be processed under the immigration law.

An Garda Síochána continue to investigate all the circumstances of this incident.



(JG/CM)

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