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Macedonia detains migrants crossing illegally

Posted: 12:54 PM, Mar 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-14 12:54:29-04
Macedonia detains migrants crossing illegally

Macedonia's army and police are detaining hundreds of migrants and refugees who crossed the border from Greece.

More than 2,000 people crossed the frontier Monday, braving torrential rain and rough terrain, after being stranded in Greece by Balkan border closures.

In chaotic scense, the refugees also waded across a fast-flowing river before breaching a break in a border fence to reach Macedonia.