Romanian Police Find 48 Migrants on Truck with Bulgarian Driver

Crime | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 16:12
Bulgaria: Romanian Police Find 48 Migrants on Truck with Bulgarian Driver File photo, BGNES

Romanian police discovered 48 Iraqi migrants in a truck at the border with Bulgaria, AP reports.

The truck driver was Bulgarian and showed police documents to claim he was driving a load of chocolate to Hungary and did not now migrants were inside.

Hungary was also the destination reported by the migrants, 22 men, 9 women and 17 minors.

They were found by border police in Giurgiu after a check showed high concentration of carbon dioxide inside the truck.

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