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Britain / Smuggling Deaths #435685

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 2000
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Dover, England: Nic Robertson) The death in Britain of 58 illegal Asian immigrants sealed in a truck featured. [British home secretary Jack STRAW - says the smugglers care only for trafficking.] [British customs service Nigel KNOTT - says it was a traumatic scene in the truck.] [Kent police spokesman Mark PUGESH - outlines the questions needed to be asked.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Dover: Shiulie Ghosh) The smuggling of illegal immigrants by organized gangs featured; details given of the smuggling into Britain via lorries. [Refugee Council Nick HARDWICK - cites the international criminal gangs slaving in human misery.] [British Parliament member Ann WIDDECOMBE - raises questions about inspections.] [Driver Dick FLUTE - says people climb underneath the trucks.]

Ghosh, Shiulie;
Robertson, Nic;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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