A total number of Ethiopian immigrants have died of asphyxiation in a container that was being transported from Malawi to the Moatize district in Tete.
The truck was intercepted by Mozambican police at about 2 AM today.
The driver, when approached, said he was transporting goods, this did not convince the police officers who asked for the container to be opened.
When the driver opened the container multiple bodies were found and only 14 people were alive.
The driver was immediately arrested and revealed to have carried the people In exchange for thirty thousand meticais by an unknown Malawian who acts as a middle man for the illegal immigrants.