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Croatia on Front Line of Crisis as Migrants Break Through Police Lines

There were harrowing scenes Thursday at Croatia’s border with Serbia as riot police tried to hold back thousands of refugees and migrants who were trying to find a new route to Western Europe. Croatia had pledged to allow migrants to transit the country, but they did not expect such numbers to arrive so soon.  By midafternoon, several thousand had amassed at a small gate at the border town of Tovarnik, demanding to be let through. Police tried to hold back the crowds, allowing...

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