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Report: Stowaways In Container On Ship In NJ Port

MSNBC.COM - Immigration agents were called to Port Newark in New Jersey Wednesday morning amid reports that a ship docked there has multiple stowaways aboard.

Inspectors first became suspicious when they heard knocking and other noises "consistent with the sounds of people inside" coming from a cargo container below deck while the ship was anchored in the Ambrose Channel in New York, Coast Guard spokesman Charles Rowe told NBCNewYork.com.

After hearing the noises during the routine overnight inspection, Coast Guard officials stayed aboard the Ville d'Aquarius -- which had ports of call in Pakistan, Egypt, and India before its arrival -- as it docked in Newark this morning, reported NorthJersey.com. click here to read more

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