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Illegal Migrants Make Attempt to Break Through Serbia-Hungary Border

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.28.

A group of migrants made an attempt to break through the Serbia-Hungary border by force at Ásotthalom on Tuesday evening, a spokesperson of the Csongrád-Csanád County Police Headquarters told MTI.

A group of 15 migrants tried to enter Hungary at Ásotthalom at 8.40pm, spraying uniformed officers protecting the border with a gas spray from the Serbian side. Four of them suffered injuries as a result and duly received medical care.

Police and soldiers on duty prevented the migrants from making any further progress, the spokesperson said.

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The spokesperson said later on Wednesday that the police have launched criminal proceedings on charges of assault against persons on public duty.

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