Migrant Torrent Shifts to Croatia after Hungary Border Sealed

By Published on September 16, 2015

The first group of migrants has reached Croatia – opening up a new route to northern EU countries, a day after Hungary sealed its border with Serbia.

About 150 migrants crossed into Croatia, an EU member, from Serbia.

Croatia says it is ready to receive them or “direct” them to where they want to go. Many migrants – mainly Syrian – are hoping to reach Germany.

New border restrictions and a row over allocating migrants have shown bitter divisions in Europe over the crisis.

Read the article “Migrant Torrent Shifts to Croatia after Hungary Border Sealed” on bbc.com.

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