Close to 280,000 migrants enter Croatia since mid Sept

A total of 5,847 migrants entered Croatia from midnight to 9 pm on Thursday, and 279,830 have passed through the country since the migrant crisis spilled over to Croatia from neighbouring countries on September 16, the Ministry of the Interior reported on Thursday.

Around 1,000 migrants and refugees are currently staying at the temporary reception centre Opatovac, eastern Croatia. The pressure of the tide of migrants and refugees arriving in the country from Serbia is expected to continue, the ministry said.

Last update: Fri, 30/10/2015 - 10:22
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