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UK Police Identify Truck Victims; 10 Teenagers Among 39 Dead

Police officers are on the scene after a truck, in rear, was found to contain a 39 dead bodies, later found to be Chinese nationals, in Thurrock, England, Oct. 23, 2019.

Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details of those who died.

The scope of the tragedy became clear as police released the names and ages of those who died in one of Britain’s worst incidents of people smuggling.

Two of the dead were only 15, while the oldest was 44. Some 20 of the victims came from one province — Nghe An in north central Vietnam, around 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Hanoi.

Police suggested they waited until the entire read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com