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8th December, 2017

Austrian police capture M5 suspect

A special unit of the Austrian police has captured a 52-year-old man in Bad Ischl, in connection with a shooting incident in Csongrád county on Tuesday.

A 39-year-old man died instantly when he was shot at the Csengele layby on the M5 motorway, and his colleague who was sitting next to him is still receiving medical treatment at Szeged hospital. The man in the hospital identified the man now caught on the basis of a photo, HírTV reported.

The firearm used in the assault was found during a house search and the suspect has been taken into custody.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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