Calais chansaw

After 39 corpses were discovered in the reefer trailer of a truck recently in the UK, Vice set out to talk to truckers operating between the UK and continental Europe and discovered some of the other ways that people smugglers have been trying to access their equipment. It makes for grim reading: “On busy European highways, trafficking gangs will put trees in the road, set fire to oil drums or chuck things through the windscreen to get drivers to stop so they can force themselves inside. Some drivers have even been gassed in their cabs as they sleep.”

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