Croatia says 'forcing' Hungary to take in migrants

September 19, 2015 11:11 AM

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BELI MANASTIR, Croatia/BEREMEND, Hungary Croatia said on Saturday it had “forced” Hungary to take in thousands of migrants and would continue sending them to its northern neighbor, amid deepening discord and disarray in Europe over the biggest westwards migration in decades.

More than 20,000 migrants, many of them Syrian refugees, have streamed into Croatia since Hungary on Tuesday barred their route to the European Union through its southern border with Serbia with a metal fence, tear gas and water cannon.

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