80 Refugees Caught on Bulgarian-Turkish Border in 1 Day

Society | September 24, 2013, Tuesday // 12:09| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: 80 Refugees Caught on Bulgarian-Turkish Border in 1 Day File photo

Bulgarian Border Police have detained 80 individuals illegally crossing the Bulgarian-Turkish border during last 24 hours.

The group of detainees included 53 Syrian citizens, reported BGNES.

The total capacity of refugee shelters of the State Refugee Agency and of special homes of the Interior Ministry is 2350 beds. It has already been exceeded by 430 beds, the Interior Ministry reports.

Bulgaria is undertaking measures to accommodate all potential refugees that might arrive from Syria seeking shelters from the devastating civil war conflict.

Bulgarian officials have said the country may have to provide shelter for as many as 10,000 Syrians by the end of the year.

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