8,500 refugees arrive in Slovenia

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Sentilj (Slovenia) – No fewer than 8,500 refugees poured into Slovenia by train from Croatia on Monday, bringing the total number of refugee arrivals across the country since Oct. 17 to 126,370.

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It was reported that on Monday alone, three trains with refugees arrived at Dobova with 3,200 refugees.

The refugees were transferred to reception centres inland or were sent on to Sentilj, the main point of entry into Austria.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”70560″]

As of Monday, there were over 4,300 people at Sentilj, waiting to cross as Austrian authorities did not allow passage during the night.

It is expected that Austria will start letting in people during the day, Maribor police said in a statement.

Meanwhile, a train carrying 600 refugees crossed into Austria at Jesenice based on a prior agreement with the authorities, the statement said. (Xinhua/NAN)


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