Hundreds of desperate refugees from the Middle East and North Africa attacked the border of Greece and Macedonia, darting the barbed wire. The migrants demand to be let in on the territory of the EU.
About it reports on Monday, 29 February, the Qatari channel «al Jazeera».
The crowd of men started fighting with the border guards who were forced to use against rebellious tear gas. Refugees even tried to RAM the crossing gate with steel post.
The Greek authorities libmawt that border the camp with a capacity of 2,000 people, located in the village of idomeni. has accumulated more than 6.500 workers.
Due to the closure of the Macedonia border places of temporary accommodation of refugees in Piraeus and Athens are crowded. On the morning of the 29th of October in Piraeus arrived about 1800 migrants crossing from Turkey on the Aegean sea, notes the German edition of DW.
According to Greek media reports, the number accumulated in the country refugees who cannot follow further along the Balkan route, in the next few days will range from 70 to 100 thousand. The situation in the area the cities of Piraeus and Athens resembles a state of emergency, the newspaper Ethnos.
According to the newspaper Eleftheros Typos, many military were forced to return early from vacation to address the situation of refugees.