Stranded Refugees Find Alternative Way into Macedonia

The Macedonian Interior Ministry confirmed that about 1,000 people had tried to illegally cross the border and said it was working on ensuring that they were returned to Greece. There have been no reports of clashes so far, but police were not allowing reporters to reach the village. (Balkan Insight)

Refugees stood in the water and formed human chains to pass babies and toddlers to safety on the other side, desperate to escape a squalid shanty town in northern Greece where medics have reported an outbreak of hepatitis A. (The Guardian)