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Second man held over people found in Tilbury Docks container

A second man has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the death of a man and discovery of 34 other immigrants in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks, Essex Police said.

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Smuggling in containers 'dangerous and unusual'

The former head of UK Border Agency called the smuggling of 35 people in a shipping container "dangerous and unusual".

Tony Smith told ITV News: "In many respects we were fortunate that people were able to find them this morning and we didn't have an even worse scenario than the one we've got before us now."

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