Desperate Refugees Dragged Off Rail Tracks


Sky News has witnessed desperate scenes in Hungary as hundreds of refugees clashed with riot police who tried to force them off a train and into a migrant camp.

Sky's Europe Correspondent Mark Stone, who was on the train originally bound for the Austrian border, said: "We have just witnessed the most awful, awful sight."

He described seeing a crying mother holding a baby and pleading with police on the platform at Bicske - a town 22 miles (35km) outside Budapest.

The father, clearly overcome with emotion, then pulled his wife and child onto the tracks, before he was handcuffed and taken away.

The train, which earlier left Budapest's main railway station, was halted in Bicske, where there is a migrant reception centre.

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