More than 15 people have been found alive in a truck on ferry heading for Rosslare Port 2 months ago

More than 15 people have been found alive in a truck on ferry heading for Rosslare Port

The ship will dock later today.

It has been reported that 16 people have been found alive in the back of a truck on a ferry, which is heading to Rosslare Port.

According to RTÉ, the people were discovered at around 9.20 am this morning by a member of the ferry's staff.

They apparently heard "banging from inside the truck" which is coming from France to Ireland.

It is understood that all of the found on the truck are men between the ages of 20 and 40 years old.

They have said that they travelled from Belgium up to five days ago.

The Stena ship is due to dock in Rosslare, Co. Wexford later today, at around 3 pm.

Rosslare

It will be met by members of the Gardaí, along with emergency services.

However, the people found are believed to be in reasonably good health, which is good news.

This news comes less than a month after 39 bodies were found on a truck that had arrived in the UK via Belgian port of Zeebrugge.

The bodies were discovered by the driver of the truck, who called emergency services.

The 39 people had travelled from Asia.