Children separated from families in Hungary border chaos: Amnesty

Hungarian riot police in Roszke secure the border as migrants attempt to break out from the no-man's land between the two countries at the Hungarian-Serbian border on September 16, 2015Children were separated from their families by police in chaotic scenes as migrants broke through Serbia’s border with Hungary on Wednesday, Amnesty International said. The rights group said that at least nine people, including at least four children, were separated by Hungarian police after migrants surged forward and broke through a border fence and the police responded with pepper spray, causing panic. Not only have they experienced the traumatic journey to the border and the use of force by the police –- they have now lost the security of being with their parents,” said crisis response director Tirana Hassan in a statement from the scene.

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