Prime suspect L.S. of Afghanistan attends a court hearing at Kecskemet Court of Justice in Kecskemet, 85km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, on Thursday. He was jailed for his role in the deaths of 71 migrants who suffocated to death in the back of a refrigerated truck found on an Austrian highway. Photo: AP

Hungary jails human smugglers for ‘horrendous’ suffocation of 71 migrants in back of truck

The four main defendants were jailed for 25 years each over the nightmarish 2015 incident in Austria

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Prime suspect L.S. of Afghanistan attends a court hearing at Kecskemet Court of Justice in Kecskemet, 85km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, on Thursday. He was jailed for his role in the deaths of 71 migrants who suffocated to death in the back of a refrigerated truck found on an Austrian highway. Photo: AP
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