Migrants found hiding in truck of mussels

Italian customs officials in the port of Bari on Tuesday found 25 Afghans hidden in a truck full of mussels and sent them back to Greece where the ferry carrying the truck had come from.

The officials found the would-be migrants inside the truck after noting that its refrigeration unit had been switched off.

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