Rival migrant gangs start massive brawl in Croatia

Rival migrant gangs start massive brawl in Croatia
Refugees burst through a police line in Croatia on 17 Sep. (Image: Guardian video)

[Ed. – Croatia was hard-hit this week when Hungary closed the border with Serbia.  I don’t think there has ever in history been anything like this migrant surge into Europe.  If it were a conventional armed invasion, it would at least be obvious how to fight it, even if the Europeans didn’t have the guts.  The Mongol hordes were armed, and cut swaths of armed destruction as they advanced.  But this is simply a tidal wave of humanity.]

Migrant-on-migrant violence has broken out in Croatia, the latest flashpoint on the Balkans route into Europe after Hungary sealed its border. Footage has surfaced online, filmed today, of fit young men wildly swinging punches and throwing rocks at each other. Cries of “Allah hu Akbar” can be heard amid the din.

The migrants went to war outside the train and bus station in the Croatian town of Beli Manastir. Around five to eight thousand are currently amassing in the small Balkan village.

Within minutes of Hungary closing its border on Monday, the news had filtered back to the many thousands of migrants already trekking there. They immediately diverted their route through neighbouring Croatia.

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