Thirty Illegal Immigrants Detained in Sofia

Society | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:07| Views: | Comments: 3
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Police detained Sunday 30 illegal immigrants in the Druzhba-2 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry's press office has announced.

The operation was carried out at about 08:00 EEST (06:00 GMT), with details yet to be established by authorities.

None of the immigrants has any identity documents.

Nine are children, according to Novinite's Bulgarian-language website.

The State Refugees Agency (DAB) has explained those apprehended could be accommodated in refugee centers as long as they submit applications to request refugee status.

On Sunday a total of 70 immigrants from Syria and Iraq were arrested in the capital in two separate operations.

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#3
famous - 29 Sep 2014 // 02:07:00

Better bring the army down at the Turkey border and make sure nobody gets into the country illegally.

#2
Ummmmm, - 29 Sep 2014 // 01:49:56

they are here illegally...

#1
Philippe - 28 Sep 2014 // 13:26:48

Neighbor Turkey accommodates 1.4 million refugees from Syria. I wonder what the problem in Bulgaria is...

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