Children suffering: A true picture of Europe's migrant crisis

Pepper spray and tear gas overwhelm a migrant girl Wednesday at the Hungarian border in Horgos, Serbia.

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  • Hungarian police drive migrants back with tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons
  • Photos detail the heartbreaking aftermath for migrant children

At the Hungarian-Serbian border (CNN)No wonder the children cry.

They're thousands of miles from home, wandering from country to country, sleeping on the ground. They have no toys. Some lost their shoes.
    The danger and futility of the European migrant crisis was once again captured in photos of the youngest travelers.
      On Wednesday, a group of migrants massed on the Serbian-Hungarian border, seeking to enter the European Union.
      A migrant girl has stinging chemicals washed from her eyes Wednesday in Horgos, Serbia.