Turkey Detains 21 Migrants Trying to Enter Bulgaria

World » SOUTHEAST EUROPE | December 28, 2015, Monday // 10:58
Bulgaria: Turkey Detains 21 Migrants Trying to Enter Bulgaria

Turkish authorities say they arrested 21 people who were seeking to cross illegally into Bulgaria on Saturday.

Another 26 were captured before entereing Greece from Turkey's northwest, H?rriyet Daily News reports.

A total of 978 were detained on Saturday while trying to cross into or out of Turkey at borders with Greece, Bulgaria, Syria, Iraq and Iran. Of them, 697 had attempted to enter the country from Syria.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Southeast Europe » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: turkey, Bulgaria, border
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria