Thousands of Migrants Leave Macedonia by Train to Serbia

August 23, 2015 12:32 PM

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Thousands of Migrants Leave Macedonia by Train to Serbia

Thousands of migrants boarded trains Sunday in Macedonia headed north to Serbia after being stuck at the border for several days and blocked from continuing on their journey toward European Union member Hungary.

Sunday's movements followed clashes Friday and Saturday with Macedonian police who tried to block the migrants from entering the country from Greece. The government had declared a state of emergency and ordered its borders sealed to the migrants.

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