BREAKING: Thousands of troops head to Hungarian border as migration emergency declared

9 Mar

Budapest has even revealed it is considering building a third wall to defend its borders.


The delcaration of a crisis situation comes after the Balkan routes were closed for refugees, while Slovenia declared it was bringing in stricter checks on those heading from the Middle East and Africa. 

Hungary’s minister of Interior, Sandor Pinter, said: “We don’t know how the migrants will react after closing the Balkan routes.”

He added: “1,500 troops from the army are taking part in this action, so if the migrants would appear at the borders, we will be able to stop them.

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