29 Vietnamese people crossed Channel in dirty yacht, jury told

Van stopped on M5 after group, which included children, arrived in Cornish port

Twenty-nine Vietnamese nationals, including children, were transported across the Channel to the UK in a dirty, cramped yacht and loaded into a windowless van on a Cornish harbourside, a jury has been told.

Astonished port workers phoned the police, who scrambled a helicopter and cars and intercepted the van on the M5 motorway in Devon, more than 100 miles away.

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