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Hungarian guards used dogs to tighten border control, but 250 East Germans still reached Austria overnight in the tide of escape from their Communist homeland, witnesses said. Border guards intercepted three buses from Budapest with 300 East Germans aboard near Lake Neusiedl, which straddles the border, sources said. Witnesses at another crossing in Austria said they saw Hungarian border guards turn back nearly 20 East German cars. Flight from East Germany through Hungary started in May, after the Communist regime in Budapest began removing barbed wire and other obstacles from its border with Austria.

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