The year-old sustained fatal head injuries while he attempted to light the fuse, which malfunctioned and exploded at a party in Eberschwang in Upper Austria. Police said they have launched an investigation to determine the origin of the device, which may not have been obtained legally. Across Austria, around a dozen people were wounded in firework-related mishaps, according to officials. Monday, March 22, Columns Photogenic. Econ Biz insights Corporate.
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Natascha Kampusch, an Austrian teenager who was kidnapped at age 10, escapes from her captor, Wolfgang Priklopil, after more than eight years. Shortly after her escape, Priklopil died by suicide. On March 2, , Kampusch was abducted from a street in Vienna while walking to school. As time went by, she was allowed into the rest of the house and would cook and clean for Priklopil. He gave her books and a radio and she managed to educate herself.