Illegal immigrants trapped in shipping container had just minutes to live
The Afghan victims of people trafficking are believed to have had just 30 minutes left before they would all have perished inside the shipping container
BBCFootage shows the moment the group emerged from the containerFootage shows the moment the group emerged from the container A group of illegal immigrants stuck inside a shipping container had just minutes to live, it has been revealed.
The group of 34 Afghan Sikhs including 13 children - one just 15-months-old - spent hours screaming for help before they were released.
Police found the body of a 40-year-old man, identified as Meet Singh Kapoor, in the metal crate and have launched a murder investigation.
The victim’s friends say he died of dehydration in front of his wife and their two children while crossing the channel.
Footage obtained by ITV News apparently shows members of the group after they were released from the container.
The clip shows some of the migrants sitting on the floor while the sound of wailing and shouting can be heard.
Kamaljit Singh Mataharu acted as a translator to help police interview survivors.