War-ravaged Bosnia struggles to cope with new migrants

  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, migrants prepare dinner in a makeshift migrant camp in Bihac, 450 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Bosnia. Impoverished Bosnia must race against time to secure proper shelters for at least 4,000 migrants and refugees expected to be stranded in its territory during coming winter. The migrant trail shifted toward Bosnia as other migration routes to Western Europe from the Balkans were closed off over the past year. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

  • In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, a migrant man plays with his son in a makeshift migrant camp in Velika Kladusa, 500 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Bosnia. Impoverished Bosnia must race against time to secure proper shelters for at least 4,000 migrants and refugees expected to be stranded in its territory during coming winter. The migrant trail shifted toward Bosnia as other migration routes to Western Europe from the Balkans were closed off over the past year. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, a migrant man rests on the floor of a makeshift migrant camp in Bihac, 450 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Bosnia. Impoverished Bosnia must race against time to secure proper shelters for at least 4,000 migrants and refugees expected to be stranded in its territory during coming winter. The migrant trail shifted toward Bosnia as other migration routes to Western Europe from the Balkans were closed off over the past year. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina— Not so long ago, people in Bosnia were sarcastically joking that their war-scarred country is in such a bad shape that not even the migrants fleeing violence and poverty in the Mideast and Africa were willing to pass through it.

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