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Bulgaria Detains 18 Illegal Migrants on Turkey Border

Society | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 15:02| Views: 1253 | Comments: 0
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18 illegal migrants have been detained by Bulgarian authorities Sunday upon attempting to cross the country's border with Turkey.

Early Sunday morning, border police intercepted near the village of Golyam Dervent a group of 10 men without IDs, who presented themselves as citizens of Congo.

In two separate incidents, authorities found two groups of 4 and 3 Syrian citizens who tried to enter Bulgaria on a regular passenger bus, but with forged travel documents.

A Turkish citizen has also been detained, whot tried to jump over the fence at Kapitan Andreevo crossing point in order to avoid passport check.

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