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260 migrants hurt in incidents at Greece-Macedonia border: MSF

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Refugees and migrants flee the tear gas as they clash with Macedonian police during a protest to reopen the border near their makeshift camp in the northern Greek border village of Idomeni, on April 10, 2016 (AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic)

Refugees and migrants flee the tear gas as they clash with Macedonian police during a protest to reopen the border near their makeshift camp in the northern Greek border village of Idomeni, on April 10, 2016 (AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic)

IDOMENI (Greece): At least 260 migrants were hurt on Sunday when police fired tear gas at crowds of people as they tried to break through the Greece-Macedonia border, medical charity MSF said.

“Two hundred people were treated by our medical unit for breathing problems, 30 for wounds caused by plastic bullets and 30 for other injuries,” MSF official Achilleas Tzemos told AFP. -AFP