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More than 12 illegal immigrants held

Marine police on patrol in BVI (File photo)

Marine police on patrol in BVI (File photo)

Police, with assistance from Customs and Immigration officers, detained a number of illegal migrants at Biras Creek in Virgin Gorda yesterday afternoon.

Among the group, which exceeds a dozen persons, are a number of children.

A search is being conducted for others that may have separated from the group which is comprised mostly of Haitians, said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force.

Investigations are ongoing.

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