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Migrants cling to west-bound train, refuse Hungarian camp


BICSKE, Hungary (Reuters) - Migrants threw themselves onto railway lines and scuffled with helmeted riot police trying to take them to a reception centre in Hungary on Thursday, forced from a train in desperate scenes symbolic of a European asylum system brought to breaking point.

In Budapest, lawmakers debated changes to entry laws that the right-wing government said would close the country to migrants as of Sept. 15, after nine months in which some 140,000 have been caught crossing from neighbouring Serbia en route to western Europe.

   

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