Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Police have cordoned off an area in an industrial park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were discovered in a lorry container. Despite attempts from emergency services, the 39 people, including one alleged teenager, were pronounced dead on the scen...
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Besieged by protesters, Lebanon assembly postpones session

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The town of Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, north of Toulouse, awakens the day after the collapse of a suspension bridge which led to the deaths of two people, including the driver driving what is believed to be an "overweight" lorry at the time of the accident.
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HK campus siege: some students surrender, brought out by paramedics

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Hong Kong leader says campus protesters must surrender

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