Macedonia migrants: Thousands break through at Greek border – BBC News

Thousands of migrants have broken through police lines into Macedonia at the country’s border with Greece.

Macedonian police are reported to have fired stun grenades in response.

A huge number of migrants – many of them refugees from the war in Syria – has built up in recent days, after Macedonia sealed its southern border and declared a state of emergency.

Most wish to travel through Macedonia and Serbia to reach northern Europe, via Hungary.

Macedonian security forces had been expected to let several hundred migrants in at a time on Saturday to coincide with train departures north towards Serbia and the rest of Europe.

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