The Latest: 16 migrants found on ferry to Ireland

A ferry operator has found 16 migrants in a sealed trailer on the deck of a ferry traveling from France…

A ferry operator has found 16 migrants in a sealed trailer on the deck of a ferry traveling from France to Ireland.

Stena Line spokesman Ian Hampton said Thursday the people seem to be in good health and have been moved into a private passenger lounge “where their wellbeing is the focus of our employees.”

He says the migrants were found Wednesday during a routine inspection.

Ferry officials say they have notified security and immigration officials in Rosslare, the Irish port where the ship is headed. It is scheduled to arrive Thursday afternoon.

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