Austria takes in 11,000 new migrants in just 24 hours

September 20, 2015 12:23 PM

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VIENNA, Austria - Austrian officials said Sunday that 11,000 migrants crossed into the country from Hungary in the 24-hour period that ended on midnight Saturday, as European governments rush to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe.

The country's interior ministry said that another 7,000 are expected Sunday at the main Nickelsdorf crossing, east of Vienna.

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