UK Police Rescue 18 People From Refrigerated Lorry

British police rescued 18 people from the back of a refrigerated lorry on Tuesday morning, Cambridgeshire police said. Police received a call at about 11:30 a.m. from the driver of the HGV, who had noticed there were people on board. Officers found the lorry at the Haddon services on the A1M near Peterborough and rescued 18 people from the back of the vehicle. The 18 people, none of whom were injured, have been transferred into the care of immigration services, Cambridgeshire Constabulary said in a statement. It follows a similar incident last week when three men were rescued from the back of an HGV on the A14 near Brampton, also in Cambridgeshire. The migrants called police from inside the lorry, saying that they were suffocating and struggling to breathe. The three men, who were “safe and not injured,” were transferred to immigration services. The cases highlight that “slavery and trafficking …
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