Vehicles carrying some of the remains of the 39 UK truck victims leave Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

Vietnam receives remains of UK migrant truck victims for burial

  • A commercial flight from London with 16 bodies on board landed in Hanoi on Wednesday, and met by ambulances and security personnel
  • The victims were among 39 migrants discovered in a refrigerated truck in an industrial state in Essex, east of London, on October 23
Topic |   Vietnam

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Vehicles carrying some of the remains of the 39 UK truck victims leave Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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The truck that was found to contain 39 dead bodies. Photo: AP

UK truck deaths: British driver pleads guilty to two offences after tragedy that killed 39 Vietnamese migrants

  • Maurice Robinson, 25, pleaded guilty to plotting to assist unlawful immigration and to acquiring criminal property
  • The discovery of the bodies has shone a spotlight on the illicit human smuggling trade that requires people to make perilous journeys to Europe
Topic |   UK truck deaths

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The truck that was found to contain 39 dead bodies. Photo: AP
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