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Romanian Driver of Migrant Van Gets 2-Year Sentence

A Vienna court on Friday sentenced a Romanian man to two years in jail for human trafficking after he drove dozens of migrants across Austria in August in a van whose doors had been welded shut. Austrian police rescued 26 migrants from the van, including three young children aged 5 and 6 who were suffering from dehydration and were close to death. The migrants had come from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. A spokeswoman for Vienna's criminal court said the Romanian man, 30, could...

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