Death Toll Rises To 70 In Austria Refugee Lorry Disaster

Posted: Aug 28 2015, 2:07am CDT | by , in News | Latest Political News


Death Toll rises to 70 in Austria Refugee Lorry Disaster
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Breaking News: Austrian media report that 70 refugees died in a lorry.

The Refugee disaster in Austria is even worse than initially reported. Austrian media reports that government officials just released a new higher death toll number. During the night 70 bodies have been recovered from an abandoned lorry. 

Initially police has been talking about 50 victims. The refugees died most likely from suffocation. The human traffickers have abandoned the truck at a parking lot next to Highway in eastern Austria. 

The truck came from Hungary. This has been determined after camera footage analysis. 

There will be a press-conference in Austria in the next hours with updates on the latest findings. The press conference will take place at 11am CET.

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