Hungarian police arrest 1641 migrants over the weekend

August 23, 2015

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Csongrad county police took 1256 illegal immigrants into custody on Sunday, including 275 children, reports state news agency MTI.

The largest of 43 different groups was detained outside Röszke, where some 102 Syrians crossed illegally into Hungary.   The police have reportedly initiated an immigration procedure against them.

Countrywide some 1641 people were arrested on Sunday and another two charged with human trafficking, according to