8500 migrants entered the territory of the Republic of Croatia on Thursday, since the beginning of the refugee and migrant crisis, from 16. September, almost 55 thousands of migrants came to Croatia, the Ministry of the Interior (MUP) of the Republic of Croatia announced on Friday.

In the temporary shelter for migrants in Opatovac there are more than 3000 persons, who were transported by bus and train to Hungary on a full day basis.

Migrants arrived from the territory of the Republic of Serbia tonight, and their large number are still expected today, the Ministry of the Interior published on its web site.

Tonight and this morning from Tovarnika, two excellent train departed with migrants towards Botovo - 19. The extra train started around 2,40 hours, and 20. an extraordinary train around 7,50 hours, they said from the Croatian Railways.

(Hina)