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70 Illegal Immigrants Arrested on Bulgarian Border

Crime | December 6, 2013, Friday // 13:24| Views: 1262 | Comments: 0
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70 Illegal Immigrants Arrested on Bulgarian Border: 70 Illegal Immigrants Arrested on Bulgarian Border 70 illegal trespassers were arrested at Bulgarian-Turkish border, file photo

70 people have been arrested in the last three days at Bulgarian-Turkish border during attempted illegal entry.

The Border police have identified 70 illegal trespassers. 52 of them were Syrian citizens.

Bulgaria is the gateway to the European Union for refugees fleeing Syria via Turkey, many crossing the border illegally to seek asylum.

The country has asked and is receiving EU aid in order to deal with the ongoing refugee influx.

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