Police in Moravia detained a Polish van carrying a large number of refugees in the early hours of Friday, the news site Novinky.cz reported. According to a police spokeswoman there were 17 people crammed in the van including several children and a baby. Most of them are believed to be from Iraq. The police are questioning them via an interpreter to ascertain their country of origin and identity. The driver has also been detained and will be charged with people smuggling.