Nearly 900 undocumented migrants held in Turkey

111 kg of illegal drugs also seized, say police

Nearly 900 undocumented migrants held in Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish security forces held a total of 899 undocumented migrants in Turkey, according to a Turkish army statement on Sunday.

In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said Turkish border guards rounded up 641 migrants trying to illegally enter Turkey from Syria.

It added that security forces held 123 more migrants attempting to illegally enter Turkey from Iran.

During the interception, 111 kilograms (244 pounds) of illegal drugs were also seized, according to the statement.

Another 135 migrants were held while trying to illegally enter Greece from Turkey, the statement added.

 

Last Mod: 02 Nisan 2018, 10:21
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