300 migrants escape from Hungary refugee border camp: Police

Around 300 migrants escaped from a Hungarian refugee camp near the town of Roszke on the border with Serbia, Hungarian police said on Friday.

AFP| Updated: Sep 04, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Budapest: Around 300 migrants escaped from a Hungarian refugee camp near the town of Roszke on the border with Serbia, Hungarian police said on Friday.

"According to police estimates, 300 illegal migrants at 11:30 (0930 GMT) broke through the fence of the Roszke migrant collection point in two groups and ran toward the M5 motorway. The police have taken the necessary steps to apprehend them," officials said in a statement.