Acid leak injures two

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Two mail distribution centre workers were injured when acid leaked from a parcel.The men aged 25 and 30 had to be hospitalised after breathing in the toxic fumes at a logistics centre in Obertrum, Salzburg, yesterday (Weds). Their condition is stable, according to a statement by medical authorities from today.The substance is currently under investigation. […]

Three evacuation flights to Cairo today

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There will be three Austrian flights to Cairo, Egypt today (Mon) in order to evacuate Austrians stranded there, according to the Foreign Ministry.Ministry spokesman Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal said that the three flights, dispatched in reaction to popular concern, would have room for a total of 419 people.He added that 300 some Austrians wanted to get out […]

Two kids die in flat fire started by mum

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A blaze which killed two young children was started by their mother, it has emerged.Enrico, 8, and his six-year-old sister Esther were killed by the fire in the family home in the Styrian town of Judenburg yesterday (Tues).Now local police have announced that their mother Esther F. admitted having caused the fire which caused substantial […]

Austrian airspace gets all clear

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Aviation activity in Austria was back to normal today (Weds) after air traffic officials said there were no possible problems from volcanic ash anymore.Peter Schmidt, a spokesman for air traffic administration agency Austro Control, said the whole country was third in the European Union¬ís (EU) new three-scale ash danger index.Schmidt explained this meant flights can […]