Two migrants killed in accident in Austria

 03 Dec 2016 - 13:09

Two migrants killed in accident in Austria

AFP

Vienna: Two suspected migrants were killed Saturday and a third was seriously injured in an accident as they hid in a cargo train from Italy to Austria, police said.

The three were crushed by lorries that were unloading the train at Woergl in western Austria in the early hours, police said in a statement.

It did not indicate the migrants' nationality.

The incident happened a day before presidential elections in Austria in which immigration has been a major issue.