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M20 delays after police incident at J8 for Leeds Castle

Suspected migrants have been seen climbing out of the back of a lorry on the M20.

Police were called to the motorway at 2.50pm and closed a lane, London-bound, at Junction 8 for Leeds Castle while they dealt with the incident.

Five people, believed to be migrants, were found and conveyed to Home Office Immigration.

The M20 at Junction 8. Stock image
The M20 at Junction 8. Stock image

The road has now fully reopened.

The Home Office has been approached for comment.

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