The truck in which the bodies were discovered has been moved from an industrial estate in Grays, Essex [Hannah McKay/Reuters]

Vietnam has arrested eight more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in the United Kingdom who are believed to be Vietnamese, police said Monday.

Eight women and 31 men were found in a refrigerated truck in an industrial park in Essex, east of London last month, in a case that has shaken Britain and exposed the deadly risks of undocumented migration from Vietnam into Europe.

British police initially said the victims were Chinese, but several Vietnamese families have come forward to say they feared their relatives were on the truck. None has been officially identified so

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