Migrants Storm Budapest Train as Horror of Crisis Hits Home

  • Hundreds of migrants stormed Budapest's main international rail station after police reopened it, in an escalating refugee crisis seared into European hearts by horrifying pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler. |AFP
  • Migrant boy holds a sign reading 'SOS help me' as he sits with other migrants in front of the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest. |AFP
  • Migrants board into a local train heading to the Hungarian-Austrian border at the main train station in Budapest. |AFP
  • Migrants of several countries enter a local train with a direction to the Hungarian-Austrian border at Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest. |AFP
  • Migrants board into a local train heading to the Hungarian-Austrian border at the main train station in Budapest after authorities re-opened the station to refugees. |AFP
  • Migrants sit on a track at the Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest, before boarding a local train heading to the Hungarian-Austrian border, after authorities re-opened the station to refugees. |AFP
  • A migrant holds a crying boy out of a local train coming from Budapest and heading to the Austrian border, that has been stopped in Bicske, west of the Hungarian capital. |AFP
  • A young migrant holds a paper reading a message calling for help ( "I need go Germany for life") at the door of a local train coming from Budapest and heading to the Austrian border, that has been stopped by authorities in Bicske , west of the Hungarian capital. |AFP
  • Young migrants protest at the Eastern (Keleti) railway station of Budapest . |AFP
  • Migrants protest at the Eastern (Keleti) railway station of Budapest. |AFP
  • Riot police stand on the train track as they monitor migrants and refugees at the Keleti (eastern) railway station in Budapest. |AFP
  • Migrants of several countries enter a local train with direction to the Hungarian-Austrian border at Keleti (East) railway station in Budapest. |AFP
  • Migrant children sleep on the floor on the train from Budapest to Munich at the Austrian - Hungarian border in Hegyeshalom. |AFP
  • Migrant children demonstrate with their placards in their transit zone of Western (Nyugati) railway station in Budapest. |AFP
  • The train carrying between 200 and 300 migrants left Budapest's main international train station after authorities re-opened the station to migrants as the EU is grappling with an unprecedented influx of people fleeing war, repression and poverty in what the bloc has described as its worst refugee crisis in 50 years. |AFP