London: Police investigating the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found inside a truck in southeast England said, that a group of nine migrants were found alive from the back of a lorry which was stopped by the police on the M20 motorway in Kent, southeast England, on Wednesday.

The police had received a tip-off about a trailer holding the victims which had entered the United Kingdom by ferry from the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.

On Wednesday, 39 bodies of migrants, including a teenager, were found in a refrigerator truck in southeast England. The driver of the truck has been arrested over suspicions of being connected with the incident.

An investigation into the matter is underway.

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