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Clashes erupt as Greek police stop migrants from reaching border
They are headed for Germany, France, Sweden.. Soros funded ? Merkel backed ?

Clashes erupt as Greek police stop migrants from reaching border


* Migrants head toward border after false rumour goes viral
* Police block access to nearby border crossing
* Buses start taking some people back to housing
* Tens of thousands of migrants, refugees stuck in Greece (Updates with quotes, detail)
By Lefteris Papadimas
DIAVATA, Greece, April 6 (Reuters) - Greek police fired teargas on Saturday as angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe hurled stones and bottles after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing, witnesses said.
Spurred by a false rumour about border openings that spread on social media, hundreds of migrants and refugees arrived and pitched tents on Thursday in a field next to the Diavata migrant camp near Greece's border with North Macedonia.

At about midday, riot police fired teargas at dozens of people -- some carrying children -- who hurled stones and bottles as they tried to break through the police cordon and reach the main road leading to the border.
"We don't want to fight with the Greek police," said 36-year old Yaser, a Syrian refugee, sitting on a blanket with his baby son in his arms. "We want to go to Europe, we don't want to stay in Greece," he told Reuters through an interpreter.

"We were in the jungle, there were too many of us, we had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little we went insane."

--Francis Ford Coppola

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