Record 4,330 make unauthorized border crossings yesterday

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Police apprehended a record 4,330 people who crossed into Hungary without permission yesterday, and more than a quarter of them were children, according to reports.

Hungarian soldiers watch as refugees walk along the Serbian border yesterday. The army is conducting exercises in the area, in anticipation of a decision to deploy them to patrol the border against refugee crossings. That decision could be made by the end of this week. Photo: (MTI/Zoltán Gergely Kelemen)

Attila Kiss of the Hungarian Immigration and Naturalization service said that his office has registered 168,622 asylum applications this year, including 2,547 such applications processed yesterday, according to state news agency MTI. Between midnight and 6 a.m. this morning, 578 asylum applications were recorded, he said.

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