More than one million migrants entered Europe this year

  • The International Organization for Migration has said that more than one million migrants have entered Europe this year. The migrants have crossed into Europe by land and sea; however, the majority has entered by sea. As per media reports, more than 800,000 traveled from Turkey to Greece by sea. Most of the refugees have come from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. It has been reported that around 3,695 migrants have this year either drowned or remain missing.