UNHCR: Hungary transports refugees to Austrian border; no registrations take place

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Hungarian authorities do not register refugees arriving to Hungary from Serbia, but transport them to the Austrian border via dedicated trains, The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR told Hungarian online daily Index.hu today.

“According to our information, there are dedicated train lines for refugees from Röszke, continuously transporting them to the Austrian border,” a UNHCR spokesperson reportedly told index.hu. According to UNHCR, at least three such trains transported approximately 2,000 refugees to the Austrian border yesterday alone, index.hu reported.

This morning Index.hu said that the Hungarian Police had cleared out all refugees by bus that were waiting at Röszke. This afternoon, daily 444.hu reported, that the buses were taking refugees from various points in Hungary to the Austrian border where they would carry on their journey by foot. 

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