The German government has reportedly admitted that 467 neo-Nazis are at large throughout the country despite active warrants for their arrest.

The government acknowledged the figures in a response to a parliamentary request for information by the opposition Left Party, the regional Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung reported.

The number of neo-Nazis wanted by police has nearly doubled in the past four years, according to the response.

The government cited the massive influx of refugees as one reason for the increase. Right-wing attacks against asylum centers, it said, have increased significantly since 2015.

Read more: Deutsche Welle