Up to 50 Bodies Found in Truck East of Vienna

Human traffickers left the bodies in an abandoned truck along the highway.
1:23 | 08/28/15

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Overseas now, a grim headline out of Austria, up to 50 bodies discovered on a highway outside of Vienna. Believed to be migrants, part of a human traffic operation. Here's ABC's chief foreign correspondent terry Moran. Reporter: They died in a truck on the side of the road, up to 50 human beings abandoned east of Vienna. This desperation is cresting across the borders of Europe. So far this year more than 340,000 men, women and children fleeing war and terror in the middle east. The new crises point, almost 150,000 have cross right side the borders in 2015. That's triple the number in all of last year. We saw scores of families today crossing into the country down the railroad tracks towards some kind of new life. Micar came from Damascus. They were all corralled in this field under the broiling sun. No food, no water, no idea where they were going next. Then the buses arrived. They're calling people out by country. Right now it's Syria that's been called and these people are desperate to get out of here. It's the greatest human migration in Europe since the second world war and there is no end in sight. Terry Moran.

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