Hungary announces to send 2,100 police officers to control border
Aug.26, Budapest: Hungary has announced on Wednesday that it will deploy 2,100 police officers to help control its border with Serbia and to control refugees trying to enter to seek asylum.
Hungarian police chief’s announcement came when violence on the country’s border with Serbia.
Hungarian officers fired tear gas to refugees who tried to overcome the barriers and enter the EU state. Reports shows the violence broke out when the refugees were asked to give the figer prints, which means the asylum application is made and the refugees cannot leave the country. The refugees preferred to move to better EU countries than Hungary.
The discussion is taking place in Hungary to mobilize army to secure the country’s southern border. A total of 2,093 refugees, the highest daily total to date, crossed the border near the Hungarian town of Roszke on Monday, a police statement said.
The Oslo Times