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FYROM army officers fire warning shots to stop migrants at Greek border

TAGS: Migration

An army patrol of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reportedly fired warning shots in the air at the country's border with Greece on Wednesday to stop a group of migrants from crossing it, MIA news agency reported.

According to a press release by FYROM's army, cited by MIA, the soldiers “vocally warned the group on several occassions, but they ignmored the calls.”

“Therefore, a few warning shots [wrre fired] in the air, which prompted the group to head back to Greek territory,” it added.

One migrants was detained by the army patrol while the others were sent back to Greece.

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