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Bangladeshi migrants stranded in Bosnia forest

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Published: 11:42, 1 October 2020  
Bangladeshi migrants stranded in Bosnia forest

Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the European Union are sheltering in forests and ruined former factory buildings near Bosnia's border with Croatia.

They are passing the days with the cold setting in and conditions becoming more miserable.

On a cold Wednesday morning, migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Morocco and Algiers shivered in their makeshift tent camp high in the woods above the town of Velika Kladusa, built of cardboard and tree branches and covered with nylon sheets.

Some set up fires to warm up and cook modest meals. Others washed themselves and their clothes in a freezing forest stream, and brushed their teeth with ashes.

Migrants gather before trying to cross the Bosnia-Croatia border what they call Migrants gather before trying to cross the Bosnia-Croatia border what they call "the game", in the woods near Velika Kladusa, September 29, 2020.

Hundreds of migrants from Asia, the Middle East and North Africa set up makeshift camps in Bosnian woods near the border with Croatia, attempting to cross into the European Union where they hope for a better life.

Dhaka/Mukul


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