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5400 migrants arrive in Croatia in last 24 hours


(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) Belgrade Dhu-AlHijjah 03 1436 September 17 2015 SPA -- An estimated 5400 migrants arrived in Croatia in
the last 24 hours the Red Cross said Thursday with officials
concerned that the country may become overwhelmed by a wave of asylum
seekers seeking alternative routes to Western Europe dpa reported.

The Croatian Red Cross said it expects similar numbers to arrive over
the next few days state TV HRT reported after buses drop them off
near the border on the Serbian side.

Croatia Slovenia and Austria have begun scrambling to deal with the
thousands of migrants it anticipates after Hungary sealed its border.
The move rerouted the Balkan migration route for refugees fleeing
countries such as Syria Afghanistan and Iraq from Hungarian soil to
its three EU partners.
--SPA
10:21 LOCAL TIME 07:21 GMT


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