In Thursday night’s joint operation officers from the local and the federal police services were assisted by tracker dogs and drones.
Once again a large number of transit migrants were found to have used the coastal tram service to reach Zeebrugge.
Most of the 74 transit migrants founds said that they were from Algeria or Libya. They were all handed over to the Aliens’ Office. One of the migrants will face criminal charges for having broken into the port.