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Essex lorry deaths: Vietnamese families fear relatives among dead

At least three of the 39 people found dead in a lorry trailer in Essex may have been from Vietnam.The BBC knows of three Vietnamese people whose relatives are worried they may have been in the trailer. Pham Thi Tra My, 26, has not been heard from since she sent urgent messages on Tuesday saying she could not breathe.Her brother says she had paid £30,000 to people smugglers and her last-known location had been Belgium.Essex lorry deaths: What we knowThe last message they received from her was at 22:30 BST on Tuesday - two hours before the trailer arrived at the Purfleet terminal from a ferry that had left Zeebrugge in Belgium. The BBC also knows of two other Vietnamese nationals who are missing - a 26-year-old man and a 19-year-old ...
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