2 Alleged Asylum Seekers Rescued off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

Society | January 4, 2014, Saturday // 13:45| Views: 1196 | Comments: 2
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Bulgaria: 2 Alleged Asylum Seekers Rescued off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast The alleged asylum seekers have been taken to Varna's naval hospital. File photo

Two individuals have been rescued off the coast of Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna.

According to local media reports, the two are asylum seekers, allegedly from Syria.

They were taken to hospital with different stages of hypothermia.

Medics have told the Focus news agency that they are in a critical condition.

Police have told reporters they would reveal more information on the case later on Saturday.

In 2013 over 9,000 people sought asylum in Bulgaria, up from an annual average of 1,000 asylum-seekers since its accession to the EU in 2007.

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Seedy - 4 Jan 2014 // 19:02:07

Sounds like an infringement of their Yuman Rites to me - if they want to go swimming then why are the authorities interfering?

Maudlin - 4 Jan 2014 // 16:30:01

Future jihad organizers and "Allahu Akbar" promoters!