world talking news – Iraqi refugees foiled after wrapping themselves in aluminium in a bid to smuggle themselves into Europe
Seven Iraqi migrants had been caught wrapped up in aluminum foil in a bid to go undetected by means of x-ray detectors at an Turkish port as they tried to smuggle themselves to Europe.
Reuters reported they had been refugees on a truck making an attempt to go to Italy after they had been caught on Wednesday.
The boys had been in a transport container on the truck which was meant to be carrying automotive components, based on native stories.
When the container went by means of the x-ray scanner in Istanbul, customs officers seen an uncommon weight. After they seemed inside, the officers noticed ft and arms peeking out of aluminum foil.
The group had been reportedly detained together with the driving force of the truck.
Video posted on the Hurriyet news website exhibits the group in the back of the truck sitting behind inexperienced bins.
A few of the males had been holding items of aluminum to their heads to obscure their faces with holes over their noses and mouths.