FILE PHOTO: Police are seen on the scene the place our bodies had been found in a lorry container, in Grays, Essex, Britain October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
VINH, Vietnam (Reuters) – Vietnam is attempting to hurry up the identification of its residents who’re suspected to have been among the many individuals discovered useless at the back of a truck close to London final week, Deputy Overseas Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong advised Reuters on Tuesday.
A UK court docket heard on Monday world ring had been concerned in smuggling the group. The truck’s driver is dealing with costs of manslaughter and people-trafficking.
“The nationality of the victims hasn’t been formally confirmed but,” Cuong stated on the sidelines of a convention within the northern-central city of Vinh.
Vietnam and Britian “are attempting to hurry up identification of the our bodies, however no deadline has been set,” he stated.
Reporting by Khanh Vu; Writing by James Pearson; Modifying by Tom Hogue