Hungary Closes Borders as Refugees Syrian Refugees Flee Violence

Young refugees discuss their difficult journey and how they were afraid they were going to die.
1:46 | 09/16/15

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Transcript for Hungary Closes Borders as Refugees Syrian Refugees Flee Violence
We turn overseas tonight, to Hungary. A state of emergency there tonight, as the refugee crisis takes a new turn now. Migrant families fleeing violence back home, their journey now cut short as Hungary closing its borders. Police in riot gear told they can shoot rubber bull lets at anyone that tries to cross. ABC's chief foreign correspondent terry Moran is there. Reporter: They surged through the open fields this morning, a river of refugees scrambling up a hill, chasing a rumor that this way is the way forward. This is an incredible scene. Thousands of people who were here at this crossing overnight have now heard that a crossing a couple of miles away is opening and they're on their way. But they were misled. This crossing is closed, too. Is the border open? Is it open? Closed? Not open. But the thousands here are defiant. Do you have the right to cross this border, do you think? "We have the right to a new life," he tells me. "We are fleeing killing and death." And in the middle of it all, we meet these guys. Identical twins, 12 years old, from Damascus. We walk to here -- Reporter: Walking, the whole way? Yeah. The whole way. Reporter: Wow. We're so tired. And it's so scary, scary trip. Reporter: You've been scared? In the sea. Reporter: They will never forget their terrifying boat journey to Greece. You were afraid you were going to die in that boat? Or drown. Reporter: Somehow, through it all, they're still just kids. The boys and their family crossed into Hungary today and asked for asylum. And they were put in a camp. David? Terry, thank you. To that American airlines

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