Refugees rush to beat Hungarian border block

August 31, 2015 10:50 AM

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Refugees rush to beat Hungarian border block

ROSZKE, Hungary -- Thousands of desperate refugees from Syria, along with migrants from Africa, Asia and elsewhere are rushing to sneak into Europe, clamoring over the border from Serbia into Hungary before the Hungarian military can complete a new 13-foot-high fence to stem the tide of humanity.

CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata watched them clamber out of long weeds and onto the disused railway tracks near the border town of Roszke. He eventually lost count.

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