Fresh migrant pressure at Hungary-Serbia border

A refugee camp in Roszke at the Serbian-Hungarian border on September 4, 2015Hungary on Monday reported a sharp rise in the numbers of migrants breaching its southern borders in February, the first significant surge since the frontiers were sealed last year. Around 1,500 migrants tried to enter the EU member state illegally from Serbia this month, with 500 alone caught between Friday and Sunday, police said in a statement. Many were economic migrants from Morocco, Iran and Pakistan, police said.

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