'Screaming, banging' reveals 35 trapped in U.K. container

August 16, 2014 6:48 PM

22 0

'Screaming, banging' reveals 35 trapped in U.K. container

More than 35 people, including several children, were found crammed inside a shipping container on a freighter at an Eastern England dock Saturday morning, according to multiple media outlets.

One man died from the conditions discovered at the Tilbury Docks near Essex, England, after dockworkers were alerted due to "screaming and banging" from the container, Superintendent Trevor Roe of the Essex Police told the BBC.

Also read: Turkish police capture suspected New Year's nightclub attacker in Istanbul

Read more

To category page

Loading...