Bulgarian Man Arrested by Macedonian Police for Human Smuggling Attempt

Crime | December 15, 2014, Monday // 11:23|  views

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Macedonian border police officers detained a 33-year-old Bulgarian national who tried to smuggle 11 illegal immigrants through the country.

All of the 11 people were Syrian nationals and were hiding in a hidden compartment of a truck driven by the Bulgarian national.

He crossed the border via the Bogoroditsa border crossing point at the Greek-Macedonian border, according to reports of Darik radio.

The truck driver admitted that he had intended to take the illegal immigrants to Serbia.

A warrant for the arrest of the Bulgarian man was issued by the local authorities.

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Tags: Border Police, illegal immigrants, Syrian nationals


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