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The main defendant Samsoor Lahoo (31), an Afghan citizen,  during the trial of human traffickers in  Kecskemet, Hungary on Thursday. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

A Hungarian court has convicted 14 people smugglers over the deaths of 71 Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis who suffocated in the back of a locked truck in(...)

 Flowers and candles are left by the side of the  A4 motorway, in Nickelsdorf, Austria where an abandoned truck containing  71 dead migrants was found. Four men appeared in  Photograph: EPA

A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria has been detained, Hungarian police said. A police st(...)