THESSALONIKI, Greece (Reuters) – The unassuming freight train rumbles across the countryside in northern Greece, but a moving shadow cast on the ground reveals human figures hiding between its wagons.
Migrants walk next to a freight train after reaching the Greek-North Macedonian border, hoping to cross without documents, near the village of Idomeni, Greece, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
Migrant stowaways crouch on the couplers. The monotonous clickety-clack of the wheels speeding over the iron tracks makes them drowsy, or it could be the heat and wind in their faces….