Spanish Police Find Migrants Hidden in Recycling and Toxic Ash

Spanish police said they found 41 migrants hidden in trucks and containers in the Port of Melilla, the Spanish enclave on the North African coast, on February 19.

The migrants included four people who were found in a container full of glass for recycling, and one person who was found in a plastic bag containing toxic fly ash from an incinerator.

This clip, released by the Guardia Civil, shows men being found in the container of glass bottles and inside a bag filled with ash.

Police said they had found a total of 1,781 migrants so far this year in the Port of Melilla area. Credit: Guardia Civil via Storyful