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Tilbury Docks container stowaways 'Sikhs from Afghanistan'

A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a port are understood to be Sikhs from Afghanistan, Essex Police say.

One man was found dead when they were discovered on Saturday morning after a freighter arrived at Tilbury Docks from Belgium.

The police force has described them as victims of "people trafficking".

Andy Moore reports.

  • 17 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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