Hungary set to deploy military to border to stop flow of refugees Add to ..

September 15, 2015 9:57 AM

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The Hungarian government is expected to decide Tuesday to deploy the army to its border with Serbia as a set of harsh new measures meant to stop the huge flow of refugees and other migrants through the country takes effect.

Hungarian officials closed two of seven border crossings with Serbia Tuesday morning. The night before, Hungary deployed a boxcar covered with with razor wire to close a key border crossing along a railroad track that had been the main entry point for migrants.

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