A record 9,380 refugees arrive before midnight
LaMography / Moni Lazar
Yesterday the Hungarian Police registered a record number of 9,380 unauthorized border crossings, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today, citing an announcement from the police press office.
Refugees in the underpass of Budapestʼs Keleti Station wait to board trains going to the Austrian border on Sunday. (Photo: LaMography/Moni Lazar)
Legal procedures were initiated against five people on charges of public document forgery and against 13 people on charges of human trafficking, the press office reportedly said.
Growing numbers of refugees have been arriving in Hungary over the past couple of days, as new, stricter border laws take effect today – presumably making it more difficult for refugees to enter Hungary, and in turn the European Union.
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