Bulgarian Border Police Detain 6 Illegal Immigrants on Freight Train

Domestic | March 2, 2012, Friday // 15:13|  views

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Border police from the southwestern city of Petrich have detained six illegal immigrants of Palestinian origin hidden in a freight train.

The Palestinians were found during a routine inspection of an international freight train travelling from Greece to Croatia at the Kulata railway station.

The train had 24 carriages, two of which were carrying used tyres and the other two were empty.

The illegal passengers were found in one of the empty carriages.

They had no identification documents but said they were Palestinians and their destination was Western Europe.

The sic illegal immigrants will be taken to the Center for Temporary Accommodation of Foreigners in  Busmantsi.

The investigation into the case continues.

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Tags: illegal immigrants, Palestinians, Busmantsi, Border Police, Petrich, Kulata


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