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Thousands of EU-bound migrants board trains and buses in Macedonia a day after storming border

  • Children migrants look from a window onboard a train departing towards Serbia, at the railway station in the southern Macedonia's town of Gevgelija, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece.  (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

    Children migrants look from a window onboard a train departing towards Serbia, at the railway station in the southern Macedonia's town of Gevgelija, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Migrants at the bus station in the southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Migrants at the bus station in the southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Migrants look at a bus departing while waiting for the next bus that would take them towards Serbia, at the bus station in the southern Macedonia's town of Gevgelija, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece.  (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

    Migrants look at a bus departing while waiting for the next bus that would take them towards Serbia, at the bus station in the southern Macedonia's town of Gevgelija, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)  (The Associated Press)

Thousands of migrants have boarded trains and buses in Macedonia that are taking them one step closer to the European Union, a day after they stormed past police trying to block them from entering the country from Greece.

On Saturday, thousands of rain-soaked migrants rushed past the Macedonian officers, who had been guarding the border for three days. Dozens of people were injured as the migrants leapt over barbed wire or ran across a field not protected by the fence to enter Macedonia.

After the incident, police decided to allow migrants to cross the border freely again.

On Sunday the migrants boarded trains and buses that took them to the border with Serbia before heading farther north toward EU-member Hungary.