Mozambican Immigration Officers have pounced on a shipping container which is said to have 64 dead bodies that was heading to Malawi.

Fortunately 14 people were still alive when they were found. There were claims they tried to smuggle their way into South Africa but unfortunately met their demise.

The immigration service had stopped the container truck in the town of Moatize, according to Tete provincial director of health, Carla Mosse.

Investigations are ongoing according to Carla Mosse who is the Tete Provincial Director Of Health. She further on stated although investigations are ongoing the likely suspected cause for death was Asphyxiation