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UK News The Latest: China asks UK for more info on truck victims

11:35  28 october  2019
11:35  28 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

The Latest: Police: 39 dead in UK truck were from China

  The Latest: Police: 39 dead in UK truck were from China LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the death of 39 people found in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local): 11:50 a.m. British police have confirmed that 39 people found dead in a container truck near an English port were Chinese citizens. The Essex Police force says the dead found Wednesday in the southeastern city of Grays included 31 men and eight women. The force says one victim previously thought to be a teenager was a young adult woman.The 25-year-old truck driver, who is from Northern Ireland, is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder but has not been charged.

More info OK. Inhalt. UK police investigate deaths of 39 Chinese found in truck . Essex police, immigration officials and Britain's National Crime Agency said the murder investigation is the largest in Britain since China on Friday also called for more international efforts to counter human trafficking.

More info OK. Inhalt. More Vietnamese families came forward Saturday saying their relatives may be among the 39 people found dead in a container truck east of London. Police initially believed all victims were Chinese but later announced this may not be accurate and that investigations were still

Nguyen Thanh Le holds his phone showing a photo of his son Nguyen Van Hung on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 in Dien Chau district, Nghe An province, Vietnam. Families in central Vietnam continue to cling on hope for the fates of their loved ones, who might be among the dead in a truck in southern England. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh) © Provided by The Associated Press Nguyen Thanh Le holds his phone showing a photo of his son Nguyen Van Hung on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 in Dien Chau district, Nghe An province, Vietnam. Families in central Vietnam continue to cling on hope for the fates of their loved ones, who might be among the dead in a truck in southern England. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck in England (all times local):

5:20 p.m.

China says it has asked British authorities to provide more information on the identity of 39 people who were found dead in a truck in southeastern England last week.

UK media: 39 truck death victims were all from China

  UK media: 39 truck death victims were all from China LONDON (AP) — British police raided two sites in Northern Ireland and questioned a truck driver as they investigated the deaths of 39 people found in a truck container at an industrial park in southeastern England. British media, citing sources, reported Thursday that the victims were all Chinese citizens. The truck's driver — a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland — has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He has not been charged and his name has not been released.Essex Police would not confirm the reports by Britain's Press Association, the BBC and ITV on the victims' nationalities.

You can find more information in our data protection declaration. The vehicle had begun its journey to the UK in Belgium's Zeebrugge port, as appears to be the case in the latest incident. Police said the container section of the vehicle came by ferry from the Belgian port into Purfleet, close to where the

UK media: 39 truck death victims were all from China . LONDON (AP) — British police raided two sites in Northern Ireland and questioned a truck driver as they investigated the deaths of 39 people found in a truck container at an industrial park in southeastern England. British media, citing sources, reported

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday that the U.K. has not confirmed the victims' nationalities. British police initially believed they were Chinese, but later acknowledged that the details were still evolving.

Geng described reports that the victims had Chinese passports as "speculation."

The spokesman added that the Chinese embassies in Vietnam and the U.K. are in close contact with their counterparts in those countries.

He said he hoped "parties concerned about this incident should make remarks based on facts, instead of making subjective guesswork from first impressions."

Dozens of Vietnamese families have reported missing relatives whom they fear are among the dead.

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4:45 p.m.

Vietnam says it has received from British authorities the documents of four of the people found dead in the back of a truck in England last week to help determine whether any of them are Vietnamese.

The Latest: 2 more arrests in gruesome UK truck deaths case

  The Latest: 2 more arrests in gruesome UK truck deaths case LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the case of 39 people found dead in a truck in England (all times local): 12:55 p.m. British police say they've arrested two more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England. Police say a man and a woman, both 38 and from Warrington in northwest England, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. The 25-year-old12:55 p.m.

LONDON — The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck trailer in southeastern England were believed to be Chinese citizens, the police said on Thursday, shedding new light on what appeared to be the latest case of human trafficking leading to tragedy.

China called on Britain on Friday to seek "severe punishment" for those involved in the deaths of 39 Detectives will decide later whether to charge him with an offense, release him or ask a court for more time Late on Thursday, British authorities moved 11 of the victims - 31 men and eight women - to

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Thanh Son was cited by the VNExpress news website as saying Monday that the documents were handed over to ministry of public security. He said the documents will be used to help identify the victims.

It was not immediately clear what type of documents were sent.

British police initially believed the victims were Chinese, but later acknowledged that details around the bodies found last Wednesday in southeastern England were still evolving. Up to 24 Vietnamese families have since reported missing relatives whom they fear to be among the dead.

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2:35 p.m.

China says it hopes the U.K. can quickly identify the 39 people who were found dead in the back of a sealed truck in southeastern England.

Police initially believed the victims were Chinese, but dozens of Vietnamese families have since reported missing relatives whom they suspect to be among the dead.

China's Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong called on the international community Monday to work together against illegal immigration.

Chen said the case "needs to be jointly dealt with and properly resolved by all parties concerned so that we can prevent a tragedy like this from repeating in the future."

British authorities charged the 25-year-old truck driver with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. He is expected in court Monday.

The Latest: UK police believe 39 truck victims Vietnamese .
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on 39 bodies found in a truck in Britain. (all times local): 8 p.m. British police say they now believe all 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeast England last week were Vietnamese nationals. Detectives initially said the victims discovered near the port of Purfleet were from China. Essex Police Assistant Chief Constable Tim Smith said Friday that "at this time, we believe the victims are Vietnamese nationals, and we are in contact with the Vietnamese government." © Provided by The Associated Press This undated photo issued on Tuesday Oct.

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