Families in Vietnam have agonizing wait

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:44pm


Investigators suspect a global smuggling ring was behind the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated container last week. DNA samples have been sent to Vietnam for identity verification. In Nghệ An province in central Vietnam, the authorities have taken hair and nail samples from families who have reported missing family. BBC's South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head reports on the painful wait for DNA test results.