Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh posted Twitter, giving his condolences to the victims in container trucks in the UK.
"In front of the news of Vietnamese victims out of 39 dead in Essex, with deep grief, I would like to extend my sincere condolences and deep sympathy to the families of the victims. Vietnam will continue. working closely with the UK in this case, "wrote the Deputy Prime Minister.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Thailand in August. Photo: Reuters.
British police on November 1 announced that the victims in the case of 39 deaths in container trucks were Vietnamese citizens and were directly contacting the families of some of the victims. The proof of identity needed to submit to the Director of the Royal Institution of Forensic Medicine is being collected, so British officials have not been able to identify the victims.
Essex police and the county rescue force on November 1 saw the flag hanging and spent a minute of silence for the tragedy victims. "We will do everything in our power to bring those who have organized this terrible journey to justice," Essex police chief BJ Harrington said during the ceremony.
39 bodies were found in a container truck in an industrial area near the Port of Purfleet, Essex County, northeast of London on October 23. Driver Maurice Robinson was charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, two charges of human trafficking and one charge of money laundering. Three other suspects arrested by Essex police were bailed. Police are pursuing suspects Ronan Hughes and Christopher Hughes.
Ha Tinh police yesterday said that they had prosecuted and detained two suspects to investigate charges of organizing, broking others to flee abroad illegally, or to stay abroad illegally, related to the incident of 10 families in the area reported the missing child on the way to England. Authorities have not published the identity and gender of the suspect on the grounds that "the case is under investigation".
The person who provides information to the British police can visit the website https://mipp.police.uk, which has instructions in Vietnamese on how to contact. The hotline is 0800 056 0944 if you live in the UK and 0044 207 158 0010 if you call from abroad.
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