A French national was sentenced in a first-instance ruling to four years and six months in prison and ordered to stay outside Hungary for a subsequent period of nine years for attempting to smuggle 24 illegal migrants into Austria last year, the Veszprém County prosecutor’s office said on Monday.
Police were on the scene with a full roadblock.
A 23-year-old man died and a 24-year-old male passenger was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after their car had crashed into a tree on the road to Ferihegy Airport, Budapest.
Police have closed the road section affected by the accident for the duration of the scene investigation, they are diverting traffic.
A seven-year-old boy became ill and died at a IV. district gas station on Tuesday afternoon, the mayor of Újpest, Tibor Déri, confirmed the press reports on Facebook.
Hungarian police on Wednesday morning apprehended a suspected people smuggler, a Moldovan national, who had fired shots at an Austrian police officer while fleeing a border check earlier this week, the police said on their website.
A local court sentenced an Israeli national, of Palestinian origin, to life imprisonment on charges of a double murder in Kaposvár in 2018, in a non-binding ruling on Wednesday.
A suspected people smuggler broke through the Hungary-Austria border in his van on Monday, after which gunshots were fired by the suspect at Austrian border authorities, according to Austrian press reports on Monday.
A high-speed train from Nyíregyháza to Nyugati Railway Station hit and killed a person in Kőbánya, at the Kőér Street railway crossing, Mávinform reported.
Three men sentenced in Hungary for attempted manslaughter, vandalism and larceny were arrested in Germany in a coordinated operation of Hungarian and German police, the National Investigation Office (NNI) said on Wednesday.