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Essex lorry tragedy: All 39 victims identified as Vietnamese citizens




All 39 people found dead inside a lorry in the British city of Essex have been identified as Vietnamese citizens.

The grim discovery made on October 23 highlighted the high risk incurred by migrants attempting to reach European countries.

Eight people have been arrested in Vietnam in connection with the incident, and the driver of the truck, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, faces 39 counts of manslaughter among other offences.

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