Balkans Face Refugee Buildup as Hungary Seals Croatia Border

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  • Slovenia accepting 2,500 migrants from Croatia, near limit
  • Croatia says 5,000 halted at center, dozens in Serbia

Migrants walk to the border with Hungary after arriving from Croatia, as police seal the border.

Photographer: Arpad Kurucz/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Balkan countries struggled to contain the influx of refugees after Hungary extended a border closure on Saturday, stranding thousands in Croatia as the consequences of the action rippled across the region.

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