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    Over 300 Migrants Arrived in Germany Using Freight Trains Since October

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    German police have discovered that over 300 migrants have come to the country aboard freight trains since October, media reported Monday, citing police officials.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to Die Welt newspaper, Munich police discovered 270 migrants having entered Germany via freight trains from Austria, while Stuttgart police found 60 asylum seekers having arrived in Germany from Switzerland.

    Europe is facing a massive migration crisis, which is considered to be the worst since World War II, with over half a million refugees and asylum seekers having arrived in the European Union from the Middle East and Northern Africa.

    Many migrants are trying to reach Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel announced welcome policy for the asylum seekers. Since 2015, over 1 million migrants arrived in the country.

    Despite all EU efforts to curb the influx, migrants are still trying to enter the European countries illegally in trucks or freight trains, risking their lives. On December 3, 2016, the Austrian police found two migrants, crushed to death on a train transporting trucks, apparently trying to get to Germany.

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    • Zoanthropy
      Frau Merkel wants them, they have headed in the right direction.
    • Jammy
      Just 300 ?

      Was the zero key broken on the keyboard because more than that arrive in places like Bradford UK every week and we live on an island but they are all found places to sleep because having them on the steets would WAKE TOO MANY PEOPLE UP so best hide them away and let them jump an housing waiting lists
    • Adrienne Adonis
      Yeah that's 300 that they are telling us and about 300,000 they are not mentioning ...... The media is so full of crap they are definitely controlled by powers who think we are idiots. The only difference between us and those in charge is that we are not pedofiles.
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