Macedonian police reopen border for a trickle of refugees

March 2, 2016 8:31 AM

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THESSALONIKI, Greece – Macedonian authorities have briefly opened their border with Greece to refugees heading for central Europe, allowing in a few score. About 10,000 people remain camped at the crossing, awaiting their turn.

Greek police say Macedonia opened the crossing from midnight Tuesday to 2 a.m. Wednesday, and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday, admitting 170 people from Syria and Iraq.

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