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Thousands of migrants stream into Austria

6:29am EDT - 01:04

Migrants stream into Austria, swept west by overwhelmed Hungary. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Amid a persistent drizzle, long lines of visibly exhausted migrants, wrapped in blankets, many carrying small children, boarded buses on the Austrian side of the Hungary-Austrian boarder. Thousands of migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday (September 5), bussed to the border by a Hungarian government that gave up trying to hold them back as Europe's asylum system buckled under pressure from the numbers reaching its frontiers. By Saturday morning, Austrian police said 4,000 had arrived at the border and numbers might more than double during the day. Austria laid on extra trains and shuttle buses to ferry the migrants to Vienna, where announcements for Germany-bound trains were made in Arabic as well as German.

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Thousands of migrants stream into Austria

6:29am EDT - 01:04