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Police Discover 45 Syrians in Truck

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.07.

The police discovered 45 illegal migrants crammed in a truck driven by a Turkish national near Tata, in western Hungary, early on Wednesday, local police reported.

According to the report, 42 men and three women were travelling in the truck, which had Romanian plates.

People Smuggler Ring Head Arrested in Budapest
People Smuggler Ring Head Arrested in Budapest

A Syrian national suspected of operating a people smuggling ring was arrested in Budapest on Tuesday, police.hu reported. The gang is believed to have transported illegal migrants, mostly Syrians and Afghans, from the Hungary-Serbia border to Austria on at least 33 occasions between October last year and January 2020, the website said, adding that the […]Continue reading

The 29-year-old driver is facing legal proceedings on charges of people smuggling, while the migrants will be questioned and escorted back to the border.

Featured photo via police.hu