Over 30 migrants from Pakistan have been found hidden in a lorry in southern France, French media reported on Saturday.
According to news reports from France, the driver was also from Pakistan.
Last week UK police have launched a murder investigation after 39 people were found dead in a truck container at an industrial park in Essex, 30 kilometres east of London, trying to enter London Illegally.
The group of 31 Pakistani migrants was discovered during a routine check on a motorway near the Italian border on Friday, French prosecutors said.
The migrants, who included three teenagers, were handed over to the Italian authorities in accordance with immigration procedures.
“We will try and establish if we can trace it back to a network and backers as we always do in this type of case,” the prosecutors´ office in the southeastern city of Nice said.