Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 13:53| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia Archive photo. Photo: BGNES

Tens of illegal immigrants were apprehended by the police in Bulgaria's Sofia in the past several days, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Most often they were abandoned by human traffickers in the Druzhba district of Sofia, or close to the exit of the Trakia highway.

According to the police the traffickers were dropping the immigrants – mostly from Syria and Afghanistan - at night and then they hired taxis to take them to the immigrant hostels in downtown Sofia.

In the past 24 hours the police arrested seven illegal immigrants, but in the previous days the numbers varied between 20 and 30 per day.

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