"The Situation Is Critical": Austria Conducts Border Defense Drills For Expected Wave Of 80,000 Migrants
Just a few weeks after the opening of a new "Balkan route" of travel through Albania, Montegegro, Bosnia and Croatia, Austrian forces will conduct border-security exercises on June 25 in the border town of Spielfeld in preparation for a wave of 80,000 migrants expected to travel through the route to Western and Central Europe, reports Kronen Zeitung, Austria's most widely-circulated newspaper.
Taking part in the exercise will be between 600 and 1,000 members of
the riot police, "Puma" border squad and Federal Army will participate
in the exercise.