Austria sends 14 migrants back to Italy

Discovered on train heading to Germany

(ANSA) - Bolzano, March 9 - A group of 14 migrants from Eritrea, Mali, Senegal and Gambia were stopped by Austrian authorities on Monday, having departed Italy on a train heading to Germany.
    Austrian authorities sent the migrants back to the Brenner train station across the Austrian border in Italy, where they were taken to the Italian authorities. Italy is experiencing an increase in migrant arrivals, up 59% since the beginning of 2015 from the same period last year, according to Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
    Many migrants view Italy as a first stop to reach target destinations in northern Europe.


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