Chinese paper says Britain must ‘accept responsibility’

first_imgAnti-racism campaigners take part in a vigil, following the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck container on Wednesday, outside the Home Office in London, Britain on Oct. 24. REUTERS/HANNAH MCKAY Paramedics andpolice on Wednesday found the bodies of 31 men and eight women – believed to beChinese nationals – in a refrigerated truck on an industrial estate at Grays inEssex east of the British capital. “The Britishpolice said they are verifying the identity of the deceased, and at present areunable to be certain that they are Chinese nationals,” the embassy said.(Reuters) In 2000, 58Chinese were found dead in a tomato truck at the port of Dover.center_img The Chineseembassy in London on Friday said it had sent a team to Essex. BEIJING –Britain and other European countries must accept some responsibility for thedeaths of 39 people, the state-backed Global Times said.last_img