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    UN Chief Outraged by Hungarian Migrant Clashes

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was “shocked” by yesterday’s skirmishes along the Hungary-Serbia border between hundreds of migrants and Hungarian police, who used tear gas and water cannons against the refugees. Hungarian leaders defended their actions, noting how 20 officers were injured by migrants trying to breach a barbed wire fence. Many of the desperate are increasingly rerouting through Croatia, and Hungary is now planning to build another fence along its Croatian frontier while the EU mulls a border surveillance system.

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