Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia over migrants

Policemen stand guard as migrants wait at a railway station near the official border crossing between Serbia and Croatia on September 17, 2015Croatia on Thursday closed seven of the country’s eight border crossings with Serbia “until further notice” following a massive influx of migrants and refugees, the interior ministry said. “Traffic is banned on the border crossings of Tovarnik, Ilok, Ilok 2, Principovac, Principovac 2, Batina and Erdut,” the ministry said in a statement. More than 11,000 migrants have entered Croatia from Serbia since early Wednesday, the ministry added.

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