Bulgarian Border Authorities Detain 6 Illegal Migrants

Society | April 13, 2013, Saturday // 14:12

Bulgarian border police have detained six migrants who tried to enter the country from Turkey at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint.

The six were found during an inspection of a trailer hauled by a car driven by a Turkish national.

All of the migrants were without identity documents on them.

Four, who said they come from Afghanistan - a young man and woman, and two children - are believed to be a family.

The two others are young men who said they are Palestinian.

The six have been detained in the illegal migrants housing facility near Svilengrad.

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