(NYDAILYNEWS) — Hungary declared a state of emergency and shut its border to refugees Tuesday as the infighting among European nations over the crisis intensified.
Heavily armed soldiers with dogs walked the demarcation between Hungary and Serbia and watched as it was sealed off with massive coils of barbed wire.
The military move sparked chaos among the thousands of desperate asylum seekers hoping to pass through to Germany.
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The seal will also be extended to Hungary’s border with Romania, officials said.