Police in south China's Guangzhou City detained 26 foreign nationals and 1 Chinese national for illegally attempting to enter south China's Guangdong Province and Hong Kong for jobs, the China News reports.
According to local police in Guangzhou, capital city of Guangdong Province, 27 people were apprehended from a fishing barge along the port of Nansha terminal on July 17, 2015.
25 of them were from Vietnam, 1 from Bengal, and 1 from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The organizer of the attempt, a man surnamed Li from Dongguan in Guangdong Province, has also been arrested, the China News says.
The investigation is still underway.