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Seven foreign nationals discovered in back of lorry

Aaron Wise 22nd Jan, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

SEVEN foreign nationals have been discovered in the back of a lorry in Badsey.

The group of Iranian and Iraqi men were found by West Mercia Police on Badsey Road, after they received a report at 3.35pm yesterday (Thursday).

They were arrested for entering the UK illegally and were taken to Worcester Police Station, where Immigration Enforcement officers are currently questioning five of them – Iranian nationals aged between 20 and 39.

A further Iranian and an Iraqi national, believed to be minors, are due to be transferred to the care of social services to be independently aged assessed.

A spokesperson from Immigration Enforcement, said: “Where someone is found to have no right to remain in the UK, we will take action to remove them.”