EDIRNE, Turkey

Thousands of irregular migrants have flocked to Edirne, a border province in northwestern Turkey, to make their way to Europe.

The mobility of the irregular migrants that started in late hours of Friday is ongoing in the region.

The migrants gathering in Edirne, which borders both Bulgaria and Greece, from many other provinces, especially the Turkish metropolis Istanbul, have crowded in front of the Pazarkule border crossing with Greece.

Spending the night there, the large group, including women and children, tried to warm themselves by fire they set.

There is an escalating tension between the irregular migrants waiting

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