More Than 70 Bodies Found In Austria Lorry

The lorry was towed away on Thursday from the lay-by where it was found.

The lorry was towed away on Thursday from the lay-by where it was found.

The lorry was towed away on Thursday from the lay-by where it was found.

Austrian officials now say more than 70 Bodies, thought to be migrants, were in an abandoned lorry. They originally estimated that between 20 to 50 people died in the vehicle, found near the Hungarian border. Police discovered the decomposing bodies on Thursday morning after being sent to investigate the dumped lorry at the motorway heading towards Vienna. The local police chief said it appeared those in the vehicle had been dead for one and a half to two days. Forensic teams worked through the night to examine the bodies. Austria police are expected to reveal the exact toll at a news conference at 11:00 (09:00GMT) on Friday.

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