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Dutch authorities said Tuesday they found 25 migrants stowed away in a refrigerated container on a United Kingdom-bound ferry.

The ferry — the Britannia Seaways, which is owned by Danish operator DFDS — left the Netherlands on Tuesday and quickly turned around to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen after the migrants made a hole in a trailer, the shipping company said in a statement.

“Police officers entered the ship from a police boat that met them as soon as Britannia entered the port,” DFDS said.

Twenty-five migrants were found stowed away aboard the Britain-bound Britannia Seaways ferry, authorities said Tuesday. 
(DFDS)

The ship was on its way to Felixstowe in southern England. Two of the migrants were taken to a hospital to be treated for hypothermia. Their conditions were unknown.

The others received medical treatment at the port and were taken to a police location, emergency coordination organization Rijnmond Veilig said in a statement. It was not clear where the migrants were from or how they got aboard the ship.

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A police dog was used to comb the ship for other migrants but didn’t find any, the group said.

The discovery comes weeks after 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead in a refrigerated truck near London. Two people in Britain and eight in Vietnam have been in their deaths.

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