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Croatia: Refugees bused to 4,000 capacity registration camp built overnight02:07

Croatia: Refugees bused to 4,000 capacity registration camp built overnight

Croatia, Opatovac, near Tovarnik
September 20, 2015 at 02:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of refugees were put onto buses and sent to a temporary registration camp 12km (7 miles) from Tovarnik on Sunday.

The 4,000 capacity camp was built in 24 hours by 300 military and emergency response teams and will house refugees for around two days, before they are sent to the Hungarian border. The camp allows people to apply for asylum in Croatia, but most wish to travel onwards, with Germany and Sweden popular choice destinations.

Croatia: Refugees bused to 4,000 capacity registration camp built overnight02:07
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Thousands of refugees were put onto buses and sent to a temporary registration camp 12km (7 miles) from Tovarnik on Sunday.

The 4,000 capacity camp was built in 24 hours by 300 military and emergency response teams and will house refugees for around two days, before they are sent to the Hungarian border. The camp allows people to apply for asylum in Croatia, but most wish to travel onwards, with Germany and Sweden popular choice destinations.

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