Anger as Hungary seals borders, Merkel demands refugee summit

Migrants are directed by Hungarian police at the border between Hungary and Serbia near Roszke on September 14, 2015 as the border fence with Serbia was closedHundreds of desperate migrants were Tuesday trapped behind a razor-wire fence erected by Hungary, as Germany’s Angela Merkel called for an EU summit on the refugee crisis. While European leaders squabbled over how to manage the continent’s biggest migrant influx since World War II, the exodus from war-torn Middle Eastern countries claimed more lives. Another shipwreck off Turkey killed 22 refugees — among them four children and 11 women — who had tried to reach Europe, where more than half a million people have arrived this year to seek safe haven.

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