Slovenia Starts Building Border Fence to Stem Flow of Migrants

November 11, 2015 12:56 PM

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Slovenia Starts Building Border Fence to Stem Flow of Migrants

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Slovenia began erecting a razor-wire fence at its border with Croatia on Wednesday to stem the flow migrants as winter closes in and countries to the north tighten border controls.

A day after the authorities warned of a “human catastrophe,” a convoy of army trucks carrying barbed wire and construction equipment arrived in Veliki Obrez, at the southern border with Croatia, at dawn on Wednesday.

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