27 Oct '15, 8pm

Soldiers in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrants

Soldiers in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrants

Hungarian soldiers use the shovel of an excavator to drive steel posts into the earth as they construct a long temporary fence on Hungary's southern border with Serbia near Tompa, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP ASOTTHALOM, Hungary — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union. On the outskirts of the southern village of Asotthalom, soldiers were using heavy machinery to drive metal rods into the ground, the first steps in the construction of the nearly 13-foot- high fence, which the government wants to finish by Aug. 31 along the 109-mile border. Work on the fence is being carried out at several locations at once, with around 900 soldiers taking part in the project. Some elements of the fence, including the razor wire to be placed on top ...

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