Trapped in Serbia: Migrants Rush for Border as Hungary Shuts Crossings

September 14, 2015 9:21 PM

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Hungary made final preparations to shut its border with Serbia on Monday as throngs of desperate migrants from war-torn Syria and beyond rushed to make it through a single crossing before midnight.

It was chaos at the Horgos II border post, where Hungarian police allowed only a few migrants at a time through a small gate, a line of hopefuls snaking down the road into Serbia.

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