Bulgarian Police Detain 22 Afghan Migrants near Border with Greece

Crime | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 20:54
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Police Detain 22 Afghan Migrants near Border with Greece

Police have detained 22 irregular migrants from Afghanistan in a van following a pursuit near Zlatograd crossing on Bulgaria’s border with Greece, public broadcaster BNR reported on Tuesday.

The driver has also been arrested.

The migrants – five men, five women and 12 children - were discovered in the back of the van after police made the vehicle pull over.

Police have launched a criminal investigation. 

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