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Showing posts from August, 2014

Tilbury Docks: Man dies after 35 found in container

A few weeks ago, we published a sad story in our blog about refugees discovered in Morocco. Now, another such sad story got published by BBC (see below). Real-time cargo monitoring could not only safe live but also prevent gangs from their brutal trade with human lives. **** BBC News -  16 August 2014 A man has died after 35 people - including children - were found in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks. The survivors - believed to be from the Indian subcontinent - are said to be recovering "fairly quickly in most cases" at nearby hospitals. They were discovered after a freighter arrived from Zeebrugge, Belgium at about 06:00 BST and was being unloaded. Essex Police have launched a homicide investigation and officers are being assisted by their Belgian counterparts. Supt Trevor Roe said staff at the docks were alerted to the container by "screaming and banging" from inside. He said about 50