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Macedonia detains migrants crossing illegally

Macedonia detains migrants crossing illegally
Posted at 12:54 PM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 12:54:29-04

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.