Police photo showing people looting containers from Log-In Pantanal off the coast of Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil

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SAO PAULO POLICE VIA AFP

Brazilian officers have arrested not less than 11 folks caught looting containers that had fallen from a cargo ship close to the port of Santos.

Native folks had gone out in small boats to the floating containers, taking shopper items together with bicycles and clothes.

Port officers stated 45 containers had labored free from the ship’s deck.

An investigation is beneath strategy to work out the reason for the accident.

Police stated the thieves had used small boats to succeed in the containers and had picked up air-conditioning models, different white items, clothes, hospital gear and luggage.

They stated that they had chased down two pace boats loaded with items.

Native media stated the Brazilian-registered ship, the Log-In Pantanal, unloaded 248 containers on the Port of Santos on Thursday and took 341 on board.

The corporate chargeable for the ship stated it believed the accident had been brought on by unhealthy climate.

Social media movies confirmed the ship rolling closely in a excessive sea swell.

Eyewitnesses informed reporters that a number of the containers had burst open on impression with the water.