39 bodies found in a truck container in UK

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The UK police have launched an investigation after 39 bodies were discovered in a lorry container in Essex.

The 25-year-old driver, from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on "suspicion of murder".

The victims, found at the Waterglade industrial park in Grays, included one teenager.

Initial investigations revealed that the lorry originated from Belgium and had entered the UK over the weekend. 

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