Over 17,000 migrants enter Croatia in roughly three days

 Just over 17,000 migrants have entered Croatia since Wednesday morning after Hungary sealed its border with Serbia, of which more than 3,000 have crossed into Hungary, Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said on Friday.

Reuters| Updated: Sep 19, 2015, 01:01 AM IST

Zagreb: Just over 17,000 migrants have entered Croatia since Wednesday morning after Hungary sealed its border with Serbia, of which more than 3,000 have crossed into Hungary, Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said on Friday.

Police gave the exact total as 17,069, but more migrants were streaming over the Serbian border into Croatia by the hour.