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Serbian Truck Transporting 79 Migrants Stopped at Hungary Border

By Hungary Today // 2018.04.06.

Police found 79 illegal migrants hiding in a Serbian lorry at the border crossing of Ártánd, in eastern Hungary, on Friday morning, the spokesman of the Hajdu-Bihar County police headquarters said.

The lorry with Serbian licence plates arrived at the Hungarian-Romanian border crossing. While the Romanian passport controllers were checking documents, Hungarian police inspected the lorry and its trailer, spotting that the storage area was not properly sealed. On further inspection, police found 79 people hiding between bags of briquette that the lorry was transporting.

The majority of the people said they were Iraqi and Syrian citizens. Romanian border police have launched a procedure against the illegal migrants.

 

via MTI

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