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MPS confirms all 39 people found dead in container in the U.K are Vietnamese

November, 07 2019
MPS - The Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the U.K. law enforcement agencies have officially confirmed that all 39 people found dead in a lorry container in Essex, the U.K. are Vietnamese nationals.

During several days, visiting Vietnamese officials and experts worked closely with the U.K. law enforcement agencies in identifying the 39 victims, and the results of the personal identities of all the victims were jointly released by the two sides.

The Vietnamese victims are from Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Thua Thien - Hue.

On behalf of the Vietnamese Government and people, the MPS expressed great regret and extended heartfelt condolences to families of the victims. The MPS wished that the families could soon overcome their huge grief and loss.

The Vietnam’s relevant agency is urgently working with the U.K. authorities to protect Vietnamese citizens while the visiting Vietnamese investigation experts are joining with the U.K. police to investigate the case.

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