Ger­man po­lice stop truck with 51 mi­grants in­side

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - World -

BER­LIN: Ger­man po­lice said they have stopped a truck near the Ger­man-Pol­ish bor­der with 51 peo­ple squeezed in­side, among them 17 chil­dren. Fed­eral po­lice said the truck was stopped on Satur­day morn­ing on the A12 high­way near the east­ern Ger­man town of Muell­rose. Some of the peo­ple in­side were de­hy­drated and all were thirsty and hun­gry. Ac­cord­ing to first find­ings, most of the peo­ple are from Iraq. Po­lice said the 46-year-old Turk­ish driver was de­tained on sus­pi­cion of hu­man traf­fick­ing. The truck was also reg­is­tered in Turkey.

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