24 Afghan refugees found in sealed truck in Austria

  • Austrian police have found 24 Afghan refugees in a small truck, whose doors and windows were welded shut.

    Austrian media outlets said on Wednesday that police officers, who found the truck on Monday night, rescued the refugees, aged between 16 and 17, who were in danger of suffocation.

    Thomas Keiblinger, police spokesman, was quoted by APA Austrian news agency as saying that the teenagers were lying on top of each other in a very small space. Source: IANS


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