>> Migrants on the march towards the French border, at least 400 left to the Italian town of Ventimiglia in the early hours of Monday morning. The mainly African migrants, most believed to be from Sudan, said they are fed up with being held there by police. And they're determined to continue their journey to France.
>> Go to France, no Italy, no Italia, we go to France.>> Ventimiglia is a frontier town in Northwest Italy, it lies just under 12 kilometers from the southern French border. Riot police arrived to halt the protest and fired teargas into the midst of the group.
grants did their best to skirt the police, with some trying to cross a nearby river.
But several hours later most were seen sitting on the road surrounded by officers, their attempt to cross the French border had failed.