Migrants start arriving in Austria across Slovenian border

Migrants and refugees wait to depart at the bridge between the Croatian-Slovenian border in Rigonce on September 19, 2015Some 150 migrants entered Austria from across the Slovenian border on Saturday, opening up a new route for the thousands seeking to cross the Balkans into northern Europe. The desperate migrants, who police said crossed the border at various points, were taken to the southern Austrian town of Spielfeld and placed in the care of the Red Cross. “A mother who had apparently recently given birth had to be taken to hospital,” Red Cross spokesman August Bauck told the APA news agency.

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