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15 Feb 2020 | 02:45 PM UTC

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Police clash with migrants in Velika Kladuša-area camp February 15

Police scuffle with protesting migrants at Miral camp in Velika Kladuša on February 15, with no casualties immediately reported; similar clashes possible over the near term

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Event

Police clashed with migrants protesting perceived poor treatment by Croatian authorities and prevailing conditions at the Miral camp in Velika Kladuša, near the Bosnian-Croatian border, on Saturday, February 15. Several people were detained during the scuffles, with some migrants reportedly attempting to escape the camp; no casualties were immediately reported.

Similar scuffles between migrants and security forces are possible in the area over the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.