Hungary prisoners complete part of new anti-migrant fence

Prisoners build a new, second fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border near Gara village on October 27, 2016Hungarian prisoners have finished building the first part of a second anti-migrant fence on Hungary’s southern border with Serbia, state television reported on Monday. Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced the plans for a second fence line in August to reinforce the existing barrier erected last year along the 175-kilometre-long (110-mile-long) border. The risk that the European Union’s deal earlier this year with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants might not last means Hungary needs to strengthen its border defences, Orban said.

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