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Austria: Armed forces carry out migrant security drills at Slovenian border03:29

Austria: Armed forces carry out migrant security drills at Slovenian border

Austria, Spielfeld
June 26, 2018 at 16:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Austria's security forces carried out a border protection exercise at the border crossing in Spielfeld, Tuesday, across from Sentilj, near the Slovenian city of Maribor.

Several hundred members of the Austrian armed forces and police officers carried out an excercise to stop a large group of refugees, played by actors, from crossing the border.

Austria's new 600-member border squad 'Puma,' expected to be ready in September, is also participating in the excercises.

The Sentil-Spielfeld border crossing already features extensive border protection infrastructure, including border fencing.

Austria: Armed forces carry out migrant security drills at Slovenian border03:29
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Austria's security forces carried out a border protection exercise at the border crossing in Spielfeld, Tuesday, across from Sentilj, near the Slovenian city of Maribor.

Several hundred members of the Austrian armed forces and police officers carried out an excercise to stop a large group of refugees, played by actors, from crossing the border.

Austria's new 600-member border squad 'Puma,' expected to be ready in September, is also participating in the excercises.

The Sentil-Spielfeld border crossing already features extensive border protection infrastructure, including border fencing.

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