One million migrants enter Europe in 2015: IOM



    One million migrants enter Europe in 2015: IOM

    Dec 22, Berlin: The number of migrants and refugees crossing into Europe by land and sea this year has passed one million, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

    The number represents a fourfold rise on the total last year.

    The vast majority crossed by sea, with more than 800,000 travelling from Turkey to Greece. Most are refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

    The IOM says 3,695 migrants have drowned this year or remain missing.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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