The French police found in the area in Geweld in the North near the Belgian border nineteen refugees who were trying to get to Britain by hiding in a cistern with cement dust.
About it writes on Thursday, 3 December, the news newspaper, The Local.
In an interview with TV channel France TV Info, the representative of local authorities reported that migrants climbed into the tanker in Calais on the channel, thinking that the truck, which was heading to Belgium, sent to Britain. The driver heard the sound of voices and turned to the police at a checkpoint on the border with Belgium.
The refugees were released, only two of them required medical attention due to intoxication with cement powder.
Recall that refugees based in Calais, the main transit point on the way from France and the UK, a camp in which there are today around 4,500 people. They regularly attempt to cross the channel, risking his life, but manages it units.
The article points out that these attempts resulted in the deaths of seventeen people, and the fact that the camp has received in the press called «the New jungle»: the French prison administration has found multiple violations of human rights.