50 migrants attempted in vain to force their way across the Italian border with France in the early hours of Saturday, a local French official said, the AFP reported.

“All the migrants who managed to get past the border crossing, as well as those who travelled along the rail line from Italy , were detained and not allowed into France,” an official from France’s Alpes-Maritimes region said.

Italy insisted Friday it is not facing an “invasion” after a spike in migrant boat crossings from Libya exacerbated fears the country was on the verge of becoming the main entry point for people trying to reach Europe.

The French regional official said there had been a slight rise in the numbers seeking to cross over from Italy to France in recent days.

 

AFP

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@AOrti
@AOrti
2016-04-18 09:05

they have to try to cross through the Alps- breil sur royal through mountains there are less controls… Go to France guys go

infoman
infoman
2016-04-18 11:01

they will not cross over the alps. 1. its not possible without equipment 2. its not possible on these few passes through the mountains….the border to switzerland is a strong secured border for hundred of years and the austrian border build security checkpoints since 2-3 months allready. 3. its actual easier to go over the mediteran sea into france than crossing a land border over the alps and its fucking easier to cross the landborder to france, than swiming over the mediteran sea….you just argued for the worst posibility to cross the border.. oh and just for your info, crossing… Read more »