Refugees keep streaming into Europe as crisis continues unabated

September 6, 2015 10:43 AM

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Refugees keep streaming into Europe as crisis continues unabated

BUDAPEST — Thousands of people fleeing war and poverty continued to stream into Austria and Germany from Hungary on Sunday, an extraordinary column of asylum-seekers that showed little sign of abating. With a fresh rush of migrants at Europe’s borders, the broader refugee crisis only looked to be deepening.

Austrian authorities said that 2,000 new asylum-seekers had arrived at their border overnight, a day after trains took more than 11,000 people onward to Germany, where they were welcomed with blankets, food and shelter after enduring squalid conditions in Hungary.

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