Clashes erupt as Greek police stop migrants from reaching border

Riot police officers grab a migrant during scuffles, as migrants and refugees, who say that they seek to travel onward to northern Europe, gather outside a camp in the town of Diavata in northern Greece, April 6, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

DIAVATA, Greece (Reuters) – Greek police fired teargas on Saturday as angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe hurled stones and bottles after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing, witnesses said. Spurred by a false rumour about border openings that spread on social media, hundreds of migrants and refugees arrived and pitched […]

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