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Fence-building Hungary defends action over 'brutal threat'

Hungary's prime minister has said eastern European nations are forced to protect themselves from the "brutal threat" of mass migration until the EU organises a united response to the refugee crisis.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government has built a fence to keep out refugees on the Serbian border and is rapidly constructing a similar 3.5-metre-high steel fence on the Croatian border.

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Police powerless as chaos reigns at Croatian rail station

Croatian police remain seemingly powerless to stop the flow of refugees squeezing onto trains towards Hungary.

While some have managed to begin the next step of their journey, many remain trapped in no man's land between countries.

As America announced it would be taking in an extra 15,000 refugees a year - the same number that arrived in Austria in one day - many fear being struck by dropping temperatures as winter approached.

ITV News correspondent Richard Pallot reports.

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