Macedonian police fired tear gas at migrants


Refugees rest at a field next to a makeshift camp set by stranded refugees and migrants waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A man carries a fire extinguisher as smoke and flames rise from a burning makeshift shelter set ablaze in protest against the partial dismantlement of the camp for migrants called the “Jungle”, in Calais, northern France, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)



French CRS riot policemen react to a protest by migrants against the partial dismantlement of the camp for migrants called the “Jungle”, in Calais, northern France, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)



A French riot policeman secures the area as workmen destroy a makeshift shelter during the partial dismantlement of the camp for migrants called the “Jungle”, in Calais, northern France, February 29, 2016. Work began on Monday to clear a shanty town outside Calais used by migrants trying to reach Britain after the French government won a legal battle to dismantle part of the camp. (Photo by Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)



A refugee sleeps next to debris at a makeshift camp set up by stranded refugees and migrants who are waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A refugee holding two children walks among tents at a makeshift camp set up by stranded refugees and migrants who are waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A refugee holding a baby warms himself next to a bonfire at a makeshift camp set up by stranded refugees and migrants who are waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A refugee arranges his money outside a passenger terminal where stranded refugees and migrants find shelter at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)



A refugee cries next to the border fence of the Greek-Macedonian borderas during a protest by stranded refugees who wait for the border crossing to reopen near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 28, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A man helps a boy who collapsed after inhaling tear gas, after Macedonian police fired tear gas at hundreds of Iraqi and Syrian migrants who tried to break through the Greek border fence in Idomeni, on February 29, 2016. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



A woman carries a child on the Greek side of the border as they run away after Macedonian police fired tear gas at a group of the refugees and migrants who tried to push their way into Macedonia, breaking down a border gate near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo)



A woman holds her children on the Greek side of the border as they run away after Macedonian police fired tear gas at a group of the refugees and migrants who tried to push their way into Macedonia, breaking down a border gate near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday, February 29, 2016. No arrests or injuries were reported. About 6,500 migrants are stuck on the Greek-Macedonian border at Idomeni, waiting to travel north, but Macedonia is only admitting a trickle. (Photo by Giannis Papanikos/AP Photo)



Refugees and migrants break through the Greek police cordon as they try to approach the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday, February 29, 2016. Macedonian police fired tear gas and stun guns Monday as several hundred Iraqi and Syrian refugees, frustrated at days of delays in crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, broke down a gate on a nearby rail crossing. (Photo by Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo)



A child lays on the ground as migrants and refugees run away after Macedonian police fired tear gas at hundreds of Iraqi and Syrian migrants who tried to break through the Greek border fence in Idomeni, on February 29, 2016. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



Migrants run after breaking Greek police blockade towards the border fence of Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni, on February 29, 2016. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



A child coughs as migrants and refugees run away after Macedonian police fired tear gas at hundreds of Iraqi and Syrian migrants who tried to break through the Greek border fence in Idomeni, on February 29, 2016. Greek police said more than 6,000 people were massed at the border, in a buildup triggered by Austria and Balkan states capping the numbers of migrants entering their territory. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



Refugees break into the Greek-Macedonian borders during their protest demanding the opening of the borders near the village of Idomeni on February 29, 2016. Macedonian police fired tear gas on February 29, 2016, as a group of some 300 Iraqi and Syrians forced their way through a Greek police cordon and raced towards a railway track between the two countries. With Austria and Balkan states capping the numbers of migrants entering their soil, there has been a swift buildup along the Greece-Macedonia border with Athens warning that the number of people “trapped” could reach up to 70,000 by next month. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



Refugees speak to the press on the Greek-Macedonia border on February 29, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. A group of refugees forced the gate in an attempt to enter Macedonia. 7 refugees were injured during the riot. Tear gas and sound grenades were fired to clear the railway. The transit camp has become overcrowded as refugees continue to arrive from Athens and the Greek Islands. Macedonia opened its border with Greece allowing 580 refugees a day to cross into the country. According to local authorities 7000 refugees and migrants, mostly from Syria, remain stuck at the border as they wait to enter Macedonia to journey to Western Europe. (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)



Migrants sit on rail tracks as they face a fence guarded by Macedonian police at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, on February 29, 2016, where more than 7,000 people are stranded. Macedonian police fired tear gas as a group of some 300 Iraqi and Syrians forced their way through a Greek police cordon and raced towards a railway track between the two countries, as anger mounted over travel restrictions on migrants. The protest occurred several hours after Macedonia allowed just 300 Syrians and Iraqis to cross before resealing the frontier. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP Photo)



Volunteers carry a migrant who collapsed during clashes at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to bring down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Macedonian riot police officers stand next to part of the border fence brought down by protesting stranded refugees and migrants during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to bring down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants flee tear gas fire by the Macedonian police, after trying to bring down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A boy reacts from tear gas fired by the Macedonian police at stranded refugees and migrants who tried to bring down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A refugee and his daughter react from tear gas fired by the Macedonian police at stranded refugees and migrants who tried to bring down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to break a Greek police cordon in order to approach the border fence at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to break a Greek police cordon in order to approach the border fence at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to break a Greek police cordon in order to approach the border fence at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants try to ram down part of the border fence during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



Stranded refugees and migrants are pushed back by Greek riot police after they tried to storm Macedonia from the Greek side of the border during a protest, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)



A girl cries as she flees clashes during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, February 29, 2016. Macedonian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants and refugees who stormed the border from Greece on Monday, tearing down a gate as frustrations boiled over at restrictions imposed on people moving through the Balkans. (Photo by Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters)





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