January 6, 2016 / 8:50 AM / 2 years ago

Germany registered 1.09 million asylum seekers in 2015

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 1.09 million asylum seekers were registered in Germany in 2015, sources in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government told Reuters on Wednesday, confirming German media reports.

Migrants queue to enter a tent that serves as a waiting room at the the Berlin Office of Health and Social Affairs (LAGESO), in Berlin, Germany, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

The number of migrants crossed the one million mark after 127,320 asylum seekers were registered in December.

Reporting Thorsten Severin; Writing by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Caroline Copley

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