The discovery was described as an “unimaginable tragedy” by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters

British police confirm 39 Essex truck victims were all Chinese nationals as human trafficking probe begins

  • Victims may have frozen to death as they were locked for more than 10 hours in temperatures as low as -25 Celsius in refrigerated container from Belgium
  • Three properties in Northern Ireland raided as police seek to identify organised crime groups behind worst human smuggling tragedy in UK in two decades
Topic |   UK truck deaths
The discovery was described as an “unimaginable tragedy” by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters
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