Macedonian Police Clash With Thousands of Migrants at Greek Border

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Thousands of migrants made several attempts to charge police at Greece's border a day after Macedonia's government declared a state of emergency on the frontier to halt a human tide heading north to the European Union, NBC News reported.

The migrants were met by police, who fired stun grenades to disperse the large crowd. Some of the 3,000 migrants hurled stones at the Macedonian forces and at least eight people were injured, Greek police said.

Hours after Friday's clashes, Macedonian police started letting small groups of families with children cross by walking along railway tracks to a station to take trains to the border with Serbia. 

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