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Heartbreaking Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp

ITV reporter, James Mates, who witnessed the incident, reported refugees on board the trains leaving Budapest's Keleti station believed they were going to Austria.

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Heartbreaking photos show a man and his wife laying on the tracks with their baby held between them as Hungarian police officers attempt to drag them away to a refugee camp.

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Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men play

Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men

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ITV reporter, James Mates, who witnessed the incident, reported refugees on board the trains leaving Budapest's Keleti station believed they were going to Austria.

Sadly, the train soon stopped at the small town of Bicske 30 miles down the line where police were waiting.

Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men play

Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men

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Police tried to clear the train by carriages, 100 people or so at a time and push them through an underpass before backing down.

It was when riot police attempted to remove the refugees from the train that the man and woman threw themselves onto the track with their baby.

Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men play

Migrant family protest on train tracks to avoid refugee camp and Hungarian police men

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Pain and anguish is visible on the man's face as police attempt to drag him and his wife off the track.

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