Military finds 25 stowaways hiding in yacht

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Two Dutchmen were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after 25 undocumented migrants were found hiding in a yacht in the port of IJmuiden on Saturday, the Koninklijke Marechaussee, Royal Military Police, reported on Facebook.

According to the Koninklijke Marechaussee, the stowaways - 11 men from Albania and 14 men and women from Vietnam - were trying to get to Britain. The stowaways were questioned and handed over to the relative authorities to start the immigration process.

The crew members of the yacht, two Dutchmen aged 25 and 26 years old, were arrested and placed in police custody on suspicion of human trafficking.