The rescued migrants, that state they’re out of Afghanistan, were discovered during a review of the truck before it was loaded on a ferry to Britain, according to the public prosecutor’s office at Boulogne-sur-Mer.
The fire brigade said the team had been treated for”moderate hypothermia” and taken to hospital.
Two-thirds motorists of the vehicle have been taken into custody.
Essex truck deaths
The Calais discovery came after the bodies of 39 individuals were found at a truck at Essex, UK.
Essex Police initially said those found from the lorry were”considered to be Chinese nationals”, however following the Vietnamese Embassy in London said that it had received calls from taxpayers fearing they’d relatives on the vehicle, the driver said they couldn’t”realistically speculate” about the viability of their victims.
Three men are released on bond, after questioning within the episode, while 25-year-old Maurice Robinson will show up in court on Monday, charged with”conspiracy to traffic individuals, conspiracy to help criminal, and money laundering”.