Three people in custody in Hungary over Austrian tragedy

Austrian police said Friday that three people were in custody in Hungary over the discovery of 71 dead migrants in an abandoned truck with Hungarian number plates.

AFP| Updated: Aug 28, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Vienna: Austrian police said Friday that three people were in custody in Hungary over the discovery of 71 dead migrants in an abandoned truck with Hungarian number plates.

"At the present time three people are in custody in Hungary, and we believe that this is the lead to the perpetrators," police spokesman Hans Peter Doskozil told a news conference.