How I was smuggled into the UK
Ahmad spent nearly two months trying to reach the UK and when smugglers locked him in the back of a lorry he caught it on video.
He wanted to claim asylum in the UK so his wife and young daughters could join him from Syria.
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Video editor: Trace Taylor
14 Jul 2016