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Bulgaria overwhelmed by war-zones refugees

Government says it will build fence on border with Turkey to keep Syrian and Afghan asylum seekers from entering.

Last Modified: 03 Nov 2013 21:03
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Bulgaria is being overwhelmed by refugees arriving from Syria and Afghanistan. 

Now, the government wants to build a fence on the border with Turkey to prevent illegal entry to the country.

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Bulgaria.

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