Migrants push through police lines to cross FYR Macedonia border

August 23, 2015 7:24 AM

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Migrants push through police lines to cross FYR Macedonia border

Families desperate to stay together – many of them Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war – took their chances amid the chaos of truncheons being wielded and stun grenades thrown.

Under pressure from the UN refugee agency, after a crackdown at the border on Friday, the government in Skopje said it would let hundreds through in a controlled way.

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