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First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early Wednesday, capping a weeks-long wait by families eager to bury their loved ones.

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

Greek police found 41 migrants, mostly Afghans, hiding in a refrigerated truck at a motorway in northern Greece on Monday, officials said.

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.

Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected truck victims

Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected truck victims

Police in Vietnam took hair and blood samples on Sunday to get DNA from relatives of people feared to be among the 39 who died in the back of a truck near London last week, their family members said.

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

British police said on Thursday that 39 people found dead in a truck near London were all believed to be Chinese nationals, in a case that has triggered national outrage over the people trafficking business.

At least 18 killed in Guatemala as truck ploughs into crowd

At least 18 killed in Guatemala as truck ploughs into crowd

A truck crashed into a crowd of people in western Guatemala on Wednesday evening, killing 18 people, authorities said early on Thursday, correcting downward their initial assessment.

Armed men blow up gas tanker truck in Iran, policeman killed: Mehr

Armed men blow up gas tanker truck in Iran, policeman killed: Mehr

A policeman was killed and another seriously wounded after armed men blew up a tanker truck carrying liquified gas in northwestern Iran early on Wednesday, Mehr news agency reported.

Volvo warns some truck and bus engines may exceed emission limits

Volvo warns some truck and bus engines may exceed emission limits

Swedish truckmaker Volvo warned on Tuesday that an emissions control component used in its vehicles was degrading more quickly than expected, which could cause engines to exceed emission limits ...

13 killed after bus crashes into truck in Afghanistan

13 killed after bus crashes into truck in Afghanistan

At least 13 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a truck parked on a road in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and overturned, officials said.

Up to 48 killed as Uganda bus rams into tractor and truck

Up to 48 killed as Uganda bus rams into tractor and truck

The accident was one of the deadliest in Uganda in recent years and happened on Friday night in Kiryandongo, about 220 kilometres north of the capital Kampala.

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: police

A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs on Monday and police have taken the driver into custody, police said on Twitter.

Afghan child killed in Kabul bombing targeting Australians

Afghan child killed in Kabul bombing targeting Australians

Afghan officials said that, in addition to the one child who was killed, 22 other civilians were injured in the attack that happened on one of the largest traffic arteries through the Afghan capital, Jalalabad Road.