Stowaways Found in LA-Bound Shipping Container

LOS ANGELES -- Federal authorities nabbed two suspected stowaways aboard a Los Angeles-bound containership, it was reported Monday.

A multi-agency team on a Coast Guard cutter intercepted the containership Zenit at 6:30 a.m. Sunday and took a pair of Nigerian nationals into custody.

The stowaways had been discovered during an earlier port call, after which the authorities were notified.

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