Migrants take turns looking through a hole in the side of a truck & # 39; to get air & # 39; after being torn through the hood of the vehicle while it was driving on the M25
- Two apparently male migrants were depicted through the canopy of a truck
- Comes in the same week that 39 migrants were found dead in the back of a truck
- The photo seems to show how the men absorb their surroundings while one pushes an arm out of the truck and the other puts his hands on the frame of the canopy.
Two men who appear to be migrants were photographed through a hole in the side of the awning of a truck while it was driving on the M25.
The photo, taken in the same week that 39 migrants from China and Vietnam died in the back of a truck that entered the UK, seems to show the magnitude of the crisis that British border officials are facing.
The extraordinary photo shows the two men taking in their new environment while one pushes an arm outside the vehicle while the other holds his hands on the frame of the canopy. Both were seen as they looked outside and waved at other cars.
The photo, taken in the same week that 39 migrants from China and Vietnam died in the back of a truck that entered the UK, seems to show the magnitude of the crisis facing British border officials with unprecedented levels of migration
Sunday police investigated the photos taken near Heathrow airport.
The driver who took the photos told it Mirror: & # 39; It was in the middle of the day last Wednesday, just before the exit for the M40.
& # 39; It was a strange sight. It was hard to tell how many were inside, but it seemed that they were full. & # 39;
Migrants are regularly picked up by trucks in service areas on the M25, the busiest highway in Great Britain serving the Home Counties.
Cobham Services in Surrey has seen a number of incidents. In a single year, 117 people were arrested on suspicion of immigration crimes.
Deputy Chief Pippa Mills addresses the media at a press conference at Grays Police Station in Essex Friday, October 25, 2019, after a man and a woman, both 38 years of age and from Warrington, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy against people in connection with the 39 bodies found in a truck in Essex on Wednesday
On Wednesday, 39 bodies of victims were found in the back of a truck in Grays, where Essex caused a national protest.
All victims have now been moved from the truck in Tilbury Docks to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, for post-mortem examinations.
It is said that the police went to look at the migrants' bags and mobile phones.
The assets are part of more than 500 pieces of evidence that the Essex police are searching in an attempt to identify the victims.
Initially it was assumed that the victims were all Chinese subjects, but now Vietnamese men and women are feared to be among the dead.
The Vietnamese ambassador to the UK, Tran Ngoc An, spoke with Interior Minister Priti Patel on Friday evening before meeting investigators from the National Crime Agency and the Essex police.
Detective Chief Inspector Martin Pasmore told reporters on Saturday that the ambassador had visited the Civic Center in Grays to pay tribute to the victims.
The three cars & # 39; s of the couple were still in the driveway today (photo, police stay on site)
DCI Pasmore said the nationality of the victims is not yet known, but the focus is now on the Vietnamese community – although & # 39; other nationalities may be involved & # 39 ;.
He said that there were & # 39; very, very few & # 39; identity documents were recovered and the police will share fingerprints with Vietnamese authorities in an attempt to identify the bodies.
Deputy Chief Pippa Mills said she would not give details about the nationalities of the victims until formal identification had taken place.
The police have accused truck driver Maurice Robinson of 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people in connection with the deaths.
Robinson, 25, from Craigavon, Northern Ireland, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on Monday.
He was the first of those arrested accused of one of the biggest cases of people smuggling in the UK.
Four others were arrested in the case. British police are struggling to identify the victims, allegedly from Asia, and autopsies are being conducted.
The Vietnamese embassy in London has set up a hotline for families to call about missing relatives.
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