Migrant crisis: Riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre

Migrant crisis: Riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre
 

Some 1,500 migrants have clashed with police in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre, two days after the facility was sealed off following reports of an alleged infection outbreak.
Officials said the claims were false. The Harmanli centre is home to 3,000 people, mostly Afghan refugees.
Protesters threw stones at riot police, who used water cannon to disperse them.
Some 13,000 migrants are still stranded in Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country.
In an attempt to prevent illegal crossings, the country built a fence on its border with Turkey and reinforced its border controls.... read more

 
24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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