Bulgaria Detains 39 Alleged Afghan Migrants on Outskirts of Sofia

Crime | February 27, 2016, Saturday // 22:31
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Detains 39 Alleged Afghan Migrants on Outskirts of Sofia

Bulgarian police have detained 39 foreign nationals carrying no identity documents and claiming to be Afghan citizens on the southeastern outskirts of Sofia, the Ministry of the Interior said on Saturday.

Three Bulgarian citizens, who drove the passenger cars packed with illegal migrants, were also detained.

The foreign nationals – 11 men, 15 women and 13 children – were apprehended on Trakia motorway near the village of Gorni Lozen about 4 p.m. on Saturday, the ministry said.


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